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    'Geek Clock'

    This is billed as a 'Geek Clock' [included in the picture and on the face of the clock as 'GeekCook']



    There are two values I can't figure out at the moment:

    Those for 3 and 4 O'Clock.

    Those representing 7 and 11 O'Clock I can't even make a start on at the moment.

    Can anyone get me started on figuring these out and explain 3 and 4 O;Clock also. It is really bugging me now.

    Edit: I am guessing that Log(55) is not in Base 10 but which base is it?
    Last edited by DaveP; 26th December 2009 at 09:12 AM. Reason: Add detail to the post.

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    1 o'clock http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=tan%2845%29
    2 o'clock sqrt(4) = 2
    3 o'clock is simply a rounding of the value of pi equaling 3
    4 o'clock is the result of log(55) in base 10 according to Wolfram Alpha log(55) - Wolfram|Alpha
    5 o'clock http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i...D3%5E2%2B4%5E2
    6 o'clock http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=3%21
    7 o'clock I'm guessing the rounding of 6.9
    8 o'clock 16/2 = 8
    9 o'clock 3x3=9
    10 o'clock g = gravity constant of 9.8m/s/s rounds to 10
    11 o'clock 0x0B is hexidecimal for 11 in base 10
    12 o'clock 1100 in base 2 binary equals 1x8 + 1x4 + 0x2 + 0x1 = 12
    Last edited by SYNACK; 26th December 2009 at 10:38 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    1 o'clock tan(45) - Wolfram|Alpha
    2 o'clock sqrt(4) = 2
    3 o'clock is simply a rounding of the value of pi equaling 3
    4 o'clock is the result of log(55) in base 10 according to Wolfram Alpha log(55) - Wolfram|Alpha
    5 o'clock x^2=3^2+4^2 - Wolfram|Alpha
    6 o'clock 3! - Wolfram|Alpha
    7 o'clock I'm guessing the rounding of 6.9
    8 o'clock 16/2 = 8
    9 o'clock 3x3=9
    10 o'clock g = gravity constant of 9.8m/s/s rounds to 10
    11 o'clock 0x0B is hexidecimal for 11 in base 10
    12 o'clock 1100 in base 2 binary equals 1x8 + 1x4 + 0x2 + 0x1 = 12
    Thank you - that was driving me mad

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    where can these be purchased from????

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    I'd like one too. I've seen several versions on various websites.

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    7 = 6.9 reoccurring

    Because we all know that 0.9... (or 0.9 reoccurring) = 1

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/0.999...







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    I can't tell digital time when it reaches 20, 21, 22, hundred hours. it just confuses me... STILL! I know... we only learnt how to count upto two at school when I was there...

    testing 1... 2.... testing 1... 2...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark View Post
    7 = 6.9 reoccurring

    Because we all know that 0.9... (or 0.9 reoccurring) = 1

    0.999... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...

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    I thought it was something different due to the line above the 9 in the 6.9

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjs_mjs View Post
    where can these be purchased from????
    I found this website which appears to show the clock available for sale:

    Geek Cook Geek Clock For Sale

    Using Google to translate the page is no help. Can anyone here provide a meaningful translation?

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    My wife suggested that I do a new search. This is what I turned up:



    Link: Geek Clock 2

    My wife prefers the first clock but says that at least this one has a website and price we can understand.

    There is an explanation of the symbols/equations used on the face of the clock below the image on the website.

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    I came across this one too but, like your wife, I prefer the original version.

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    Aspiral Clocks: Clocks that slowly move throughout the day, using a ball rather than clock hands to tell the time.


    Apparently they want $547.00 [per clock!] At that price they can keep them. They look nice though.

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    Redundant Clock:


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    They have lots of variants for sale here, cheap too!

    Math Clocks - CafePress United Kingdom

    Fill ya boots!

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