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Old 02-01-2013   #1
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I have two egg timers, one empties in four minutes, the other empties in ten minutes. How can I use them to measure exactly ten minutes?
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I have two egg timers, one empties in four minutes, the other empties in ten minutes. How can I use them to measure exactly ten minutes?
Turn the 10 minute timer over and wait for it to run out.

Or maybe there is a typo in your question somewhere.
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Turn the 10 minute timer over and wait for it to run out.

Or maybe there is a typo in your question somewhere.
Oh. Woops.
One empties in 4 minutes, the other in seven minutes.
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I have two egg timers, one empties in four minutes, the other empties in seven minutes. How can I use them to measure exactly ten minutes?



maybe you empty the seven minute and 3/4 of the other one?
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On the fourth one let it be but on the ten one set it at 6.
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Start 4, start 7 - both simultaneously
Flip, 3 minutes
1 minute, stop
Flip
Flip
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