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    Clock This

    There is a clock-face where the numbers have become all mixed up. Can you find out where all the numbers have got to from the ten statements below?

    1. No even number is between two odd numbers.
    2. No consecutive numbers are next to each other.
    3. The numbers on the vertical axis (a) and (g) add to 13.
    4. The numbers on the horizontal axis (d) and (j) also add to 13.
    5. The first set of 6 numbers [(a) - (f)] add to the same total as the second set of 6 numbers [(g) - (l)] .
    6. The number at position (f) is in the correct position on the clock-face.
    7. The number at position (d) is double the number at position (h).
    8. There is a difference of 6 between the number at position (g) and the number preceding it (f).
    9. The number at position (l) is twice the top number (a), one third of the number at position (d) and half of the number at position (e).
    10. The number at position (d) is four times one of the numbers adjacent (next) to it.
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: Clock This

    <img src=/S/sad.gif border=0 alt=sad width=15 height=15> I shall not do this one as a certain Jezzarette had this in her maths book the other week....still a good mental exerciser though <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Clock This

    I'll skip this one too, but it's a nice puzzle - not too hard <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Clock This

    Thanks Rob: I had not seen this puzzle before and just spent a very pleasurable ten minutes solving it. I, too, will refrain from posting the solution so others may enjoy...
    - Ricky

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    Re: Clock This

    Thanks Tricky. It's a maths puzzle given to primary school pupils and I thought it was quite nice.
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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