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Hickory dickory dock, the spider went round the clock... (Posted on 2006-05-05) Difficulty: 2 of 5
At exactly six o'clock, a spider started to walk at a constant speed from the hour hand anticlockwise round the edge of the clock face. When it reached the minute hand, it turned round (assume the turn was instantaneous) and walked in the opposite direction at the same constant speed. It reached the minute hand again after 20 minutes. At what time was this second meeting?

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  Subject Author Date
Nice simple problemAndy2006-05-18 19:18:48
forget the first two responsesMike2006-05-15 22:33:07
SolutionMike2006-05-15 22:26:01
SolutionMike2006-05-15 22:17:04
SolutionSolutionSparsh2006-05-11 12:36:21
Solutionthe spider and the hand meet at...val2006-05-10 13:01:12
re(3): speedsPatrick2006-05-09 09:07:02
SolutionTwo legs of an 8-legged journey.Dej Mar2006-05-05 18:38:08
re:speeds(2)K Sengupta2006-05-05 13:42:20
re(2): speedsCharlie2006-05-05 13:39:21
re: speedsPatrick2006-05-05 12:05:20
SolutionspeedsCharlie2006-05-05 09:27:30
SolutionSolutionK Sengupta2006-05-05 08:52:17
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