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Hands On A Clock Part 2 (Posted on 2009-04-10) Difficulty: 4 of 5
The hour, minute, and second hands of a clock with continuous sweeping can never be spaced at exactly 120 intervals. This was shown in Part 1

Find the exact time when these angles are as close as possible and the order of the hands are hour, minute, second in a clockwise fashion.

['As close as possible' means the sum of the individual deviations from 120 is minimized.]

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Solutionre: Spec-tacularCharlie2009-04-13 18:49:34
Spec-taculared bottemiller2009-04-13 16:45:59
It is discreet to be discrete -- solutioned bottemiller2009-04-13 14:11:56
Solutioncomputer assisted solutionCharlie2009-04-10 16:38:52
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