Walkers

From points A and B simultaneously started against each other two walkers. After meeting both continue to B. Second walker came to B 2 hours before the first walker. It's speed is 2.7 times of speed of the first pedestrian.

How many hours went pedestrians before they met?

Result

t =  1.2 h

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