Can You Solve The Path To The Pier Puzzle?

Can You Solve The Path To The Pier Puzzle?

The path to the pier logic puzzle seems easy, but may be trickier than you think. There are two towns near a shore, and one town is slightly closer to the shore than the other town. They want to build a pier on the shoreline, as well as a path from the pier to each town. They want to use as little material as possible, so they need to put the pier in a location on the shoreline that minimizes the total length of both paths added together. Where on the shoreline should they build the pier?

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