okay, this one is kicking my butt.  i've had about 4 cups of coffee.  i set the metronome on 54. i'm playing major scales with lh straight 8ths & rh 8th triplets (lh 2 octaves, rh 3 octaves) dang, it's hard to play in time under those conditions!
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i like that exercise :)  i do it a lot these days so it doesn't get me the way it used to, but i remember when i'd bang my head on the keys trying to do it.

another one i like is to play different scales in each hand.  the one i do to annoy people is to play scales half step apart (c and db).  but playing all the different scales in both hands is  real challenge.

it gets worse with arpeggios....
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do you use the caffeine primer, too?  i can play the hell out of em quickly, but drink four cups of coffee and play them slowly? not so much:)!  funny, for a while in order to save time, i would only practice  two different scales at the same time.  that way is easier to hear if one hand was slacking.  after a while i found it hard to play the same scale with both hands...oy...it's always somethin:)

hot tip:  when your hands are having trouble playing together, use more pedal (well, just kidding:)
why do you practice scales?
there's no short answer to your question.....:)
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