Nins_Leprechaun

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  1. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Identical twins, sort of   

    Hopefully this should answer the second question



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  2. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Two mathematicians   

    Well in any event I enjoyed solving it. So duplicate or not thank you .
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  3. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Two mathematicians   

    I think I have it...



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  4. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question combining the primes   

    And another one (was trying to develop a system to easily find them and gave up)



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  5. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question combining the primes   

    Another example



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  6. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Time Traveling Ant   

    I must be missing something then. If the clock starts at exactly 6 then in approx 30 seconds the second hand would overlap the hour hand. In that time the ant will travel 6 inches, the length of the hour hand. Yes there will be ever so slightly more than 30 seconds for this overlap to occur, but that fractional increase is irrelevant. If you could clarify the problem with my reasoning here it would be appreciated.

    Edit allow me to explain my interpretation of your description so you may correct any mistakes.
    A clock has a 12 inch second hand, 9 inch minute hand and 6 inch hour hand.
    The time is exactly 6 (hour hand at 6, second and minute hands at 12).
    The ant is on the tip of the hour hand.
    The ant must get to the tip of the second hand when it is pointed exactly at 12.
    The ant moves 12 inches a minutes up and down a clocks hand, turning around when it reaches the tip or pivot of the hand it is on.
    The ant may switch hands any time they overlap with no change to his current direction or speed of travel.
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  7. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Time Traveling Ant   

    Wording made some of the rules sort of shaky.



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  8. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question A tossing game you sure win   

  9. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Not on your finger tips!   

    Nice call, I forgot the first click
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  10. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Not on your finger tips!   

  11. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Making something from nothing   

    oops mispost
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  12. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Sharon and Karen   

  13. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question Old House   

    Love all the problems you post Bmad



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  14. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question 7 whole numbers within 1-9   

  15. Nins_Leprechaun added an answer to a question A Necktie Paradox   

    the first and biggest problem is that neither realizes that their wife will kill them if they give away their christmas present
    also...



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