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Two employees of Richard’s Planters can build planters in three days. At the same rate, how many employees would be needed to build planters in one day?

To find the rate, divide the number of planters by the time it takes to build the planters.

Since there were two original employees, you must divide the rate you found by in order to find the number of planters that employee can make in day.

Let  the number of employees.
Create an equation such that:

Solve for .