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Mike S. and Paul's wager about Hawaii

From: Mark DeVol

April 30, 2001, 9:49 a.m.

Over the weekend, Mike S. and Paul apparently made a bet as to how far it is from San Diego to Hawaii. The loser would have to pay for the winner's buy-in at cards tonight.

Mike said that Hawaii was closer to 3000 than to 2000 miles away. Paul said that it was closer to 2000 than 3000. (More simply put, Mike said that Hawaii was more than 2500 miles away, while Paul said it was less than 2500 miles away.)

There is some dispute as to the exact location in Hawaii Mike and Paul agreed upon for the purpose of the bet, so I'll leave that to them to hash out. In any event, I came up with the following:

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