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    Default How fast is 20 second?

    My 5 year old niece as me this question and i don't know how to answer.

    What will you answer....to a 5 year old kid?

    I ask her back the same question and the answer......... shock me(will reveal in 3 days time.)
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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    count to 20.or show her 20 secs in the watch.tell her that seconds is the amount of time that passed.

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    take a d200 set to lowest reso then ask her to count 100 piaks

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    20 sec is 1/3 of a min.

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    As fast as the clock ticks.

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    Faster than 19 sec & slower than 21 sec

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    look at the watch?

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    Quote Originally Posted by evq
    Faster than 19 sec & slower than 21 sec
    I think you meant faster than 21 sec, slower than 19 sec

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aton
    I think you meant faster than 21 sec, slower than 19 sec
    Opps...

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    Quote Originally Posted by evq
    Opps...
    wah.. can't beat a 5yo logic?

    eheh joking lar pal..

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    10 seconds faster than 30 seconds!

    Regards,
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    Quote Originally Posted by jOhO
    wah.. can't beat a 5yo logic?

    eheh joking lar pal..


    can't wait for the 'answer'. Must be interesting.
    U never know what kids will come out with. They will always surprise U.

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    why how fast is 20 seconds? I thought it should be how long is 20 seconds

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    it depends if you are traveling close to the speed of light or not..

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    Set your shutter speed to 20" and let her hear.

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    The time for you to think of the answer and reply back to her, haha!
    Only Sony device mostly, haha!

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    Time take to run 200m for world class athlete.
    Time to fall through 4000ft for a skydiver

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    Time of each commercial during her cartoon show??

    trying to think like a 5-yr old (maybe an improvement for me.... )

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    Default Re: How fast is 20 second?

    Her reply .....

    20s = 1/Speed of light*(gravity of quantum/gravity of earth)-[(Conservation energy of light+(elphanty cofficient of engery the sun/elphanty cofficient of engery of earth)]

    OK .....I'm just bullsh***ng ...
    Last edited by poohbear; 11th November 2005 at 02:18 PM.

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    hmmm tell her to count

    1 elephant
    2 elephant
    3 elephant
    4 elephant
    5 elephant......
    ......
    ......
    ......
    19 elephant
    20 elephant

    that how fast 20 second is
    10-20,18-70,18-200,50,80-200,70-300

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