On the Subject of The Stopwatch

Patience is key!

2 digits

0123456789
04:202:382:441:561:064:004:202:382:441:56
12:382:383:241:063:142:383:241:063:142:38
22:443:241:564:002:381:564:002:381:564:00
31:561:064:004:203:244:001:131:062:011:56
41:063:142:383:241:062:381:062:381:062:38
54:002:381:564:002:381:562:011:061:134:00
64:203:244:001:131:062:011:562:384:001:56
72:381:062:381:062:381:062:381:063:242:38
82:443:141:562:011:061:134:003:244:204:00
91:562:384:001:562:384:001:562:384:001:56
1st
Even Odd
2nd Even 3:40 2:35
Odd 4:12 1:27
X % 4
0 1 2 3
Y % 4 0 4:20 1:06 2:44 2:32
1 1:13 3:14 1:39 3:22
2 1:56 2:38 4:00 3:15
3 4:29 3:24 2:01 0:01

3 digits

  • XY > ZY-X ⇒ increase all by # batteries.
  • two evens ⇒ ignore odd.
  • else, two odds ⇒ ignore lowest.
  • else, if all even ⇒ ignore X.
  • else ⇒ Y += 2, then ignore lowest.

4 digits

  • X = a / (b || 1); Y = c / (d || 1)
  • If not divisible, add instead.