Two circus elephants are to climb ramps as shown in the figure below. Elephant A who can walk 3/4 m/sec starts climbing his 60 meter long ramp at 8 PM. 20 seconds later elephant B starts walking up his 80 meters long ramp. How fast must elephant B walk so he can reach the platform top where the ramps meet up for a cool trunk shake?
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