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Clock A was correct at midnight. From that moment it began to lose two....................What is the correct time now?

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Clock A was correct at midnight.

From that moment it began to lose two and a half minutes per hour.

The clock stopped one hour ago showing clock B.

What is the correct time now? The clock runs for less than 24 hours.

Clock A 00:00
Clock B 17;15

posted Aug 9 by Manish Tiwari

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For every actual hour the clock ticks up to 57.5 minutes
After 17 hours and 15 minutes on the clock, actual time passed will be
((60/57.5) × 17 + ((15 × 15)/((115/8)*60)) = 18 hours = 18:00.

answer Aug 9 by Tejas Naik



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