## One conveyor belt can move 1000 boxes in 9 minutes. Another can move 1000 boxes in 11 minutes. If another conveyor belt is added and all thr

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One conveyor belt can move 1000 boxes in 9 minutes. Another can move 1000 boxes in 11 minutes. If another conveyor belt is added and all three are used, the boxes are moved in 3 minutes. How long would it take the third conveyor belt alone to do the same job?

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Answer:It would take 7.62 minutes for the third conveyor belt alone to do the same job

Step-by-step explanation:The together rate is the sum of each separate rate.In this question:

First conveyor: Rate of 1/9.

Second: Rate of 1/11.

Third: Rate of 1/x.

Total: 1/3

SoIt would take 7.62 minutes for the third conveyor belt alone to do the same job