# Math

A clock loses 12 minutes every hour. If it is correctly set at 3:00, in how many hours will it next show the correct time?

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1. When it has lost a total of 12 hours. How long will that take? It loses one hour every five hours.

I would say it takes 60 hours or 2.5 days

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posted by drwls

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