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 02-01-2013 #1 noreply Last Achievements     Join Date: Dec 2011 Posts: 90 Egg Timers 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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Typo?

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 Originally Posted by noreply 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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 Originally Posted by MAS1 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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 Originally Posted by noreply 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
Flip

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Start both 4 and 7 at the same time
let 4 finish
stop 7 after a minute
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 Originally Posted by noreply 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?
you put the other one add 6 minuntes and keep the orher one at 10

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