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If it were two hours later, it would be half as long until midnight as ........................................

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If it were two hours later, it would be half as long until midnight as it would be if it were an hour later.

What time is it now?

posted Oct 13, 2014 by anonymous

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it is 9 pm nowl
two hours from now i.e. at 11 pm we will be 1 hour from midnight and
one hour from now i.e. at 10 pm we will be 2 hours from midnight.
mathematical solution:
let the time now be y hours and two hours from now be x earlier than midnight. thus y+2+x=24.
similarly y+1+2x=24. solution is x=1 and y=21 hrs i.e. 9pm

answer Aug 9, 2015 by Kewal Panesar

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