# Puzzles

## Dirty work

Source: Futilty Closet

Timothy, Urban, and Vincent are digging identical holes in a field.

When Timothy and Urban work together, they dig 1 hole in 4 days.

When Timothy and Vincent work together, they dig 1 hole in 3 days.

When Urban and Vincent work together, they dig 1 hole in 2 days.

Working alone, how long does it take Timothy to dig one hole?

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