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If a clock tower strikes once at one o'clock,twice at two o'clock,thrice at three o'clock,then how many times does the clock strike altogether in 24 hours?

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    Assuming a 24-hour clock and chime, that would be

    24/2 (2+23)

    If it starts over again with one chime at 1:00, then the sum is

    2*12/2(2+11)

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    the answer is 156

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