# Math

36. A clock gains 20 minutes each day. if the correct time is indicated now , in how many days will it again show the first correct time?

Please show work/explain

A.8
B.18
C.20
D.36
E.72

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asked by Johnny
1. It must gain 12 hours, at 1/3 hour per day.

Looks like 36 days to me.

(Assuming an analog clock -- a digital clock will take twice that long.)

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