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3 grandfather clock problems (Posted on 2006-03-27) Difficulty: 3 of 5
I Draw the face of a clock numbered with roman numerals in the usual way. Explain how to draw 4 rays radiating from the center such that the sum of the numerals in each sector is 20.

II At what time are the two hands of a clock situated so that, reckoning in minutes from XII, one is exactly the square of the distance of the other?

III At what time between three and four o’clock is the minute hand the same distance from VIII as the hour hand is from XII?

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  Subject Author Date
Another possibility for Part 1Salil2006-09-07 10:03:00
SolutionPart III solutionDej Mar2006-03-29 18:43:05
Solutionre: Part II solutionDej Mar2006-03-27 22:33:14
re(2): Part I solutionBob Smith2006-03-27 15:27:41
SolutionPart II solutionBob Smith2006-03-27 15:25:06
re(2): Part I solutiontomarken2006-03-27 13:59:37
re: Part I solutionDan2006-03-27 13:32:14
SolutionPart I solutionBob Smith2006-03-27 13:26:15
QuestionPart III solution (spoiler), and questionstomarken2006-03-27 13:09:09
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