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My clever father (Posted on 2005-06-24) Difficulty: 1 of 5
It is well known that a stopped clock gives the exact time twice a day, while a clock that gains or loses time may not be right more than once over a period of months.

My clever father adjusted his clock to give the correct time at least twice a day, while running at the normal rate.

Assuming he was not able to set it perfectly (a reasonable assumption) how did he do it?

See The Solution Submitted by pcbouhid    
Rating: 2.0000 (2 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionPuzzle SolutionK Sengupta2007-03-30 10:15:55
Solutionre: Possible solution?Stephen2006-03-06 21:41:33
This has to be wrong but oh well... : 2005-12-14 18:04:03
re: consider the followingJak Dakars2005-08-20 22:12:21
its in tricks, so its obviously...Jak Dakars2005-08-20 22:09:06
re: consider the followingpcbouhid2005-07-11 14:06:58
consider the followingJen2005-07-11 04:07:30
No SubjectCory Taylor2005-06-24 14:54:22
another possibilityCharlie2005-06-24 13:20:27
A couple of choicesJer2005-06-24 12:02:26
Some ThoughtsNot sure but...Syzygy2005-06-24 11:18:38
Dumb AnswerRex2005-06-24 11:12:20
Possible solution?Tiralmo2005-06-24 04:39:14
Solution?ken2005-06-24 04:26:52
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