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This article will list some of my favourite puzzles or brain teasers.

  • Problem: "How many degrees are there in the angle between the hour and minute hands of a clock when the time is a quarter past three?"
    • Answer: 7.5°
    • Explanation: Most common guess is 0°. At 3:15, the minute hand sits at the 3, but the hour hand is 1/4 of the way between 3 and 4. If the clock has 360° divided by 12 hours = 30°/hour. And 1/4 of 30° = 7.5°.

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