[sf-lug] [PYCLASS] Still on exercise 2.1
einfeldt at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 22:30:18 PDT 2008
On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 10:10 PM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
> re-express all time in decimal format.
> 15 minutes is 0.25 hours. 52 is how many
> parts of 60? (what's the decimal representation
> of 6 and 52/60s of an hour?)
> then you have a start time expressed in
> decimal format, you add to that the running
> time in decimal format, then you re-express
> the sum as hours and minutes.
> the trick is to convert all data to the
> same format, at least with respect to a set
> of related operations, and when done,
> re-convert the final data to the format you
> want to report.
Did you do all of that for your homework? I understand the Socratic method
of inducing people to learn by walking them down the path and making them
figure it out for themselves, but I did already try to do those conversions,
but it was messy. I would love it if you would post your results for this
exercise, since I am so very close. Thx either way.
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