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Bus Stop

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:




Two buses leave at the same time from two towns Shipton and Veston on the same long road, travelling towards each other.

At each mile along the road are milestones. The buses' speeds are constant and in the ratio 5 to 4; the one leaving Shipton is faster (It has a bigger engine!). The buses travel to and fro between the towns .

They meet for the second time at the 145th milestone and for the third time at the 201st milestone. What milestones are at Shipton and Veston?