# A clock was correct at midnight. From that moment it began to lose four minutes per...........what is the correct time?

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A clock was correct at midnight.

From that moment it began to lose four minutes per hour.

If the clock stopped two hours ago showing 16:48, what is the correct time?

The clock runs for less than 24 hours.

posted Jul 13, 2018

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Normal ------ Clock
60 -------------- 56
? -------------- (16×60 +48)
1008 × 60/56 = 1080 = 18:00 is real time 2 hrs ago
So the current time = 20:00 or 8 P.M.

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