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Square Time (Posted on 2005-10-04) Difficulty: 2 of 5
The current time is between 1 o’clock and 12 o’clock in a wallclock and both the minute hand and the hour hand are situated precisely on two distinct minute marks. It is observed that the hour hand is a square number of minute marks ahead of the 12 Hour Mark . The number of minute marks by which the hour hand is ahead of the minute hand is a different perfect square greater than 1. Determine the current time from the information provided in the above statements.

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SolutionIt was fun to solveMindy Rodriguez2005-11-11 15:15:31
fun puzzle / think I have the answerKevin Ristine2005-10-06 01:09:55
Some ThoughtsFirst impressionWhit2005-10-04 18:36:16
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