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Problem

A digital watch displays hours and minutes with AM and PM. What is the largest possible sum of the digits in the display?

$\mathrm{(A) \ } 17\qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 19\qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 21\qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 22\qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 23$

Solution

The time with largest sum is 9:59.

$9+5+9=23,(E)$

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