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Best Answer DeGe, 12 July 2013 - 02:14 PM

Spoiler for 3 combos for each hour
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#1 bonanova

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 07:42 AM

I saw a clock the other day with only 9's on its face.
Thirty-six 9's in all, three each at the twelve hour-markers.
Can you design such a clock face?

That is, express each of the numbers 1-12 using three 9's
Along with standard math symbols.

Extra credit for three different expressions for each hour.

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 01:00 PM

Spoiler for starter


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Posted 25 June 2013 - 03:55 PM

Spoiler for lacking

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 05:12 PM

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 08:14 PM

Spoiler for 1


Edited by Magic_luver102, 25 June 2013 - 08:15 PM.

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Posted 12 July 2013 - 02:14 PM   Best Answer

Spoiler for 3 combos for each hour

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Posted 14 July 2013 - 06:20 AM

Great job all.


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