Originally Posted by AkumaSF
Suppose you want to cook an egg for exactly 3 minutes. You have only a 5 minute hourglass timer and a 2 minute hourglass timer. Using these 2 timers, how can you boil the egg for exactly 3 minutes?
Uh, you run both timers until the 2 minute timer runs out, then you boil the egg with what's left of the 5 minute timer.