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    Kent can Paint a certain house by himself in x days. His helper Keith can paint the same house by himself in x + 3 days.
    Suppose that they work together on the job for 2 days.
    To complete the table, use the fact that the work completed is the product of the rate and the time.
    Write a Rational expression for the fraction of the house that they complete by working together for 2 days. Evaluate the expression for x = 6.

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