# Solution: How long will it take each of them to finish the work alone?

A and B working together can finish painting a house in 6 days. A working alone can finish it in 5 days less than B. How long will it take each of them to finish the work alone? How to solve work problems?

#### Problem Statement: ME Board April 1995

John and Peter working together can finish painting a house in 6 days. John working alone can finish it in 5 days less than Peter. How long will it take each of them to finish the work alone?

John could finish it in 10 days while Peter could finish it in 15 days.

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