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A clock gains 2 minutes per day and another loses 3 minutes per day. Both the clocks are started on a correct time at a given instant. They will again show the correct time for an instant within
 3 years ago
A clock gains 2 minutes per day and another loses 3 minutes per day. Both the clocks are started on a correct time at a given instant. They will again show the correct time for an instant within

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abdul_shabeer
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2(a) a week (b) a month (c) six months (d) one year

GT
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I tried this before but could not formulate the equation. hmmmm....

14yamaka
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait, is this a digital clock? like is it 12 hours or 24 hours we're going for?

abdul_shabeer
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I think 12 hours clock

14yamaka
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0one of the easier ways would be is to multiply to figure out the total number of minutes there are in the 12 hours and divide it by 5.

14yamaka
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Each day, the clocks have gain a 5minute gap between each other, so how big does the gap have to be to become 12 hours :)

fewscrewsmissing
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I would say... 720 minutes per 12 hours, so the 2 minutes clock will be accurate again in 720/2/2 days = 180 days, the 3 minutes clock in 720/3/2 = 120 days. LCM of 180 and 120 is 360, so once a year?

fewscrewsmissing
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But it's late here so my ability to reason left hours ago =)

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Yes once a year is the correct answer.

abdul_shabeer
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes, it matches the answer key

14yamaka
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oooohhh ok:) its 1:25 in the morning here :S lol

fewscrewsmissing
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Haha where are you 14yamaka? It's 12:25am here.

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4As we are giving away our local time it's 9:55 PM here.

14yamaka
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and where are you Fool?

abdul_shabeer
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I think FFM is in India

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I am from India and FSM is from Australia.

fewscrewsmissing
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ah tis but early for you FFM :P I'm in Perth, Australia.

fewscrewsmissing
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13600 days = 10 years o.O

abdul_shabeer
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Why the 2 minutes clock will be accurate again in 720/2/2 days?

amir.sat
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02 minute clock after 1800 days 3 minute clock after 1200 days

abdul_shabeer
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Is it 1800 or 180?

fewscrewsmissing
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I've shown my reasoning above, I got 180 days. I don't know HOW it could be 1800 or 1200 days, can you elaborate amir.sat?
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