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On Friday morning two clocks are correctly set at 6 a.m. One clock gains 1 minute every 2 hours. The other clock loses 1 minute every hour. When the real time is 10 p.m. that evening, the fast clock is ______ minutes ahead of the slow clock.
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I got 24 minutes because the clock is set at 6:00 am and there are 16 hours between 6 am and 10 pm fast clock gains 8 minutes and the slow clock loses 16 minutes
Am I right??????

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  1. I agree. 24 min. looks correct.

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