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English translation: Minute is to hour as second is to...

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Chinese term or phrase:分對小時,正如秒對
English translation:Minute is to hour as second is to...
Entered by: Denyce Seow
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20:48 Jan 9, 2008
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Social Sciences - Psychology
Chinese term or phrase: 分對小時,正如秒對
分對小時,正如秒對:
a) 分
b) 毫秒
c) 小時
Denyce Seow
Singapore
Local time: 01:19
The minute is to the hour as the second is to the minute.
Explanation:
I'm guessing that the original Chinese is "分對小時,正如秒對分".

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Yi Yuan
United States
Local time: 13:19
Grading comment
Thanks, everyone.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +6The minute is to the hour as the second is to the minute.
Yi Yuan


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +6
The minute is to the hour as the second is to the minute.


Explanation:
I'm guessing that the original Chinese is "分對小時,正如秒對分".



Yi Yuan
United States
Local time: 13:19
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thanks, everyone.
Notes to answerer
Asker: I get it now. It should be "Minute is to hour as second is to..."


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agree  Wilman: Agree with Denyce, brings back memory of all those IQ tests that we did in 4th grade
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agree  orientalhorizon: Agree with Denyce.
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