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Ken and Kara are 29 miles apart on a calm lake paddling towards each other. Ken paddles at 3 miles per hour. Kara paddles at 6 miles per hour. How long will it take them to meet?

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    You can do this the hard way, or...
    what if one were not paddling, and the other paddled at 9mi/hr?

    time=29mi/(9mi/hr)

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