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Optimization. A man can row at 3 m.p.h. and run at 5 m.p.h. He is 5 miles out to sea and wishes to get to a point on the coast 13 miles from where he is now. Where should he land on the coast to get there as soon as possible? Does it matter how far the point on the coast is from the man?

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