Difference between revisions of "2006 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 4"

 
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<math> \mathrm{(A) \ } 17\qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 19\qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 21\qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 22\qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 23 </math>
 
<math> \mathrm{(A) \ } 17\qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 19\qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 21\qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 22\qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 23 </math>
 
== Solution ==
 
== Solution ==
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The time with largest sum is 9:59.
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<center><math>9+5+9=23,(E)</math></center>
 
== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
 
*[[2006 AMC 10A Problems]]
 
*[[2006 AMC 10A Problems]]

Revision as of 13:34, 3 July 2006

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.

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

See Also

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