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**1. Homework Statement**

Runner A is initially 3.0 mi west of a flagpole and is running with a constant velocity of 8.0 mi/h due east. Runner B is initially 1.0 mi east of the flagpole and is running with a constant velocity of 5.0 mi/h due west. How far are the runners from the flagpole when they meet (in miles)?

**2. Homework Equations**

deltax = 1/2 (v+vo)t

**3. The Attempt at a Solution**

I took the mileage given in the problem to be my delta x's. The velocities to be my vo. Time I converted the mi/h to hrs. Solving for v. I got 8 and I got 5. I really don't know if I am doing this problem rigth or not??