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# Word Problems with Two Lines Examples

### Example 1

A brother and sister each grab a few handfuls of candy. The brother takes 17 hours to eat 51 pieces of candy, while the sister takes 9 hours to eat 27 pieces of candy. No, it's not Halloween. Just a normal day in the Howell household. After how many hours did the two siblings have the same amount of candy left? |