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It usually takes John 3 hours longer to do the monthly payroll than it takes Peter. They start working on it together at 9am and at 5pm, they have 85% of it done. If John took a 2-hour lunch break while Peter had no lunch, then how much longer will it take for them to finish the payroll working together?

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It usually takes John 3 hours longer to do the monthly payroll than it takes Peter. They start working on it together at 9am and at 5pm, they have 85% of it done. If John took a 2-hour lunch break while Peter had no lunch, then how much longer will it take for them to finish the ...

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