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 3 grandfather clock problems (Posted on 2006-03-27)
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?

 No Solution Yet Submitted by Jer Rating: 3.0000 (3 votes)

 Subject Author Date Another possibility for Part 1 Salil 2006-09-07 10:03:00 Part III solution Dej Mar 2006-03-29 18:43:05 re: Part II solution Dej Mar 2006-03-27 22:33:14 re(2): Part I solution Bob Smith 2006-03-27 15:27:41 Part II solution Bob Smith 2006-03-27 15:25:06 re(2): Part I solution tomarken 2006-03-27 13:59:37 re: Part I solution Dan 2006-03-27 13:32:14 Part I solution Bob Smith 2006-03-27 13:26:15 Part III solution (spoiler), and questions tomarken 2006-03-27 13:09:09

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