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# A Time Teaser

Between two and three o'clock, someone looked at the clock and mistook the minute hand for the hour hand. Consequently the time appeared to be fifty-five minutes earlier than it actually was. What time was it?

### Hint

There is a fraction involved in the precise answer, however this is not a mathematics test. If you get the answer within the nearest minute or so, consider your answer correct.### Answer

The time must have been precisely 5 and 5/11 minutes past two o'clock. If you got 5 minutes or 5 and a half minutes after two, consider yourself correct.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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