A jet leaves New York City heading for Los Angeles at precisely 9:22 am, and its average speed is 520 mph, and it flying against a 64 mph headwind.
Exactly 90 minutes later, another jet takes off from LAX headed for New York, with an average speed of 613 mph, and it has a 85 mph tailwind.
The distance between the two cities is 2,789 miles.
When the planes pass each other, which will be closer to Los Angeles?
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When they pass each other, they will both be the exact same distance from Los Angeles