Binary Time

February 01, 2008

Along with mileage palindromes, I am also fascinated with those times of the day which are only expressed using the digits 0 (zero) and 1 (one).  If you use a 24-hour clock you can produce all 16 values valid in a 4-digit binary string.  Like so:

  1. 0:00
  2. 0:01
  3. 0:10
  4. 0:11
  5. 1:00
  6. 1:01
  7. 1:10
  8. 1:11
  9. 10:00
  10. 10:01
  11. 10:11
  12. 11:00
  13. 11:01
  14. 11:10
  15. 11:11

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Mark H. Nichols

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