(1/6)(x)+(1/8)(x)=1

multiply both sides by 24

24(1/6)(x)+24(1/8)(x)=24

4x+3x=24

7x=24

x=24/7

x=3 3/7 hours together

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(1/6)(x)+(1/8)(x)=1

multiply both sides by 24

24(1/6)(x)+24(1/8)(x)=24

4x+3x=24

7x=24

x=24/7

x=3 3/7 hours together

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