Burning Rope

Logic Level 3

You are given two ropes and a lighter. You know that each rope burns completely in an hour. However, you do not know the rate at which the ropes burn (the ropes burn at different rates).

Example: Most of the rope can burn in a second and the rest can burn in 59 minutes and 59 seconds. What is the minimum amount of time that you can measure?

Type the answer in minutes

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