A clock is set right at 8 a.m. The clock gains 10 minutes in 24 hours will be the true time when the clock indicates 1 p.m. on the following day?
Answer & Explanation
A) 48 min. past 12.
Time from 8 a.m. on a day to 1 p.m. on the following day = 29 hours.
24 hours 10 min. of this clock = 24 hours of the correct clock.
hrs of this clock = 24 hours of the correct clock.
29 hours of this clock = hrs of the correct clock
= 28 hrs 48 min of the correct clock.
Therefore, the correct time is 28 hrs 48 min. after 8 a.m.
This is 48 min. past 12.
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