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Question from Mallory, a student:
Emma and her mother jog along a mile-long circular path in opposite directions. They begin at the same place and time. Emma jogs at a pace of 4 mi/h, and her mother runs at 6 mi/h. In how many minutes will they meet?


Ask yourself: how fast is the distance they still have to go shrinking?

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