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Hands On A Clock (Posted on 2004-07-05) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Do the three hands on an analog clock (hours, minutes, seconds) ever divide the face of the clock into three equal segments, i.e. 120 degrees between each hand?

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re(3): Solution | Comment 12 of 23 |
(In reply to re(2): Solution by Jim)

You are referring to this line from my table in the first comment:

time      hour hd  min hand  sec hand hr.h.-m.h. m.h. - sh sh - hh
0:43.64   21.8182  261.8182  229.0909 -240.0000   32.7273  207.2727

at 43.64 minutes past 12, when the second hand is separated from the minute hand by just under 33 degrees.


  Posted by Charlie on 2004-07-20 13:08:00
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