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A rope-clock


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You have a rope and a lighter. If you light a rope, it burns about 1 m in 1 hour. However, it does not burn at a uniform rate, e.g., not necessarily 0.5 m in 0.5 hour.

Can you measure 0.5 hour? 15 minutes? 20 minutes?

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