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Clock problem

Arjun Shastry
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Joined: Mar 13, 2003
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This is not related to programming.This was asked during test by one of the company:
The minute and the hour hand of a watch meet every 65 minutes. How much does the watch lose or gain time and by how much?

Michael Morris
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Joined: Jan 30, 2002
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The watch is gaining(running fast) 27 3/11 seconds per hour.
[ June 05, 2003: Message edited by: Michael Morris ]

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Jason Menard

Joined: Nov 09, 2000
Posts: 6450
This has been posted twice. See this thread for follow-ups.
I agree. Here's the link:
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