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5-27.

Mervin and Leela are in bumper cars. They are at opposite ends of a

Let and

Remember Mervin is starting at

So the equation for Mervin's position is , but the

*is sufficient.*

Do the same for Leela. Remember that her growth is negative and her starting position is different

Since Mervin and Leela will meet in the same position, set