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Ryan McGuire
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I just noticed that my odometer reads 74047, which is a palindromic number. If I always drive at exactly 55 miles per hour how long has it been since the previous palindromic odometer reading (to the closest minute).
Mike Simmons
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Two hours.
W. Joe Smith
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I believe the palindrome immediately before 74047 is 73937, making a difference of 110 miles, meaning exactly 2 hours driving time.

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