On Mar 30, 2007, at 9:11 AM, Brown, Warren wrote:

> James,
>
>> # 120 seconds is 2 minutes, and 200 is slightly less
>> movement than 120
>> microwave(120) => 200
>>
>> # 123 seconds is 2:03, but 203 is a lot more distance
>> microwave(123) => 123
>
>     How is the microwave supposed to know that "120" is 120 seconds  
> but
> "200" is two minutes?  My experience is that microwaves will interpret
> two-digit numbers as seconds and three-digit numbers as minutes and
> seconds.  Therefore, "99" is 99 seconds, but "120" is one minute,  
> twenty
> seconds.  Am I missing something?

Hmm, these are good points.  Let's just focus on the two number  
scenarios for the purpose of this quiz then.

James Edward Gray II