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# A clock gains 5 minutes in 24 hours It was set right at 10 a.m on Monday What will be the true time when the clock indicates 10:30 a.m on the next Sunday?

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10 a.m
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11 a.m
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25 minutes past 10 a.m
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5 minutes to 11 a.m
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Solution

## The correct option is A 10 a.mTime between 10 a.m. on Monday to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday = 1441214412 hours24122412 hours of incorrect clock = 24 hours of correct time1441214412 hours of incorrect clock = x hours of correct time∴x=14412×242412=144∴x=14412×242412=144 hours i.e.,The true time is 10 a.m. on Sunday.

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