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<math>\textbf{(E)}\ \text{January 2 at 6:01PM}</math> | <math>\textbf{(E)}\ \text{January 2 at 6:01PM}</math> | ||
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There are <math>60</math> minutes in an hour. <math>2011/60=33\text{r}31,</math> or <math>33</math> hours and <math>31</math> minutes. There are <math>24</math> hours in a day, so the time is <math>9</math> hours and <math>31</math> minutes after midnight on January 2, 2011. <math>\Rightarrow\boxed{\textbf{(D)}\text{ January 2 at 9:31AM}}</math> | There are <math>60</math> minutes in an hour. <math>2011/60=33\text{r}31,</math> or <math>33</math> hours and <math>31</math> minutes. There are <math>24</math> hours in a day, so the time is <math>9</math> hours and <math>31</math> minutes after midnight on January 2, 2011. <math>\Rightarrow\boxed{\textbf{(D)}\text{ January 2 at 9:31AM}}</math> | ||
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+ | Like the previous solution, <math>2011</math> minutes is <math>33</math> hours and <math>31</math> minutes. That means it has to be January 1 at 9:31PM or January 2 at 9:31AM because they are the only ones that end with 31. But, the answer can’t be in January 1 because there are 24 hours in a day and 33 is greater than 24. So, the answer is <math>\Rightarrow\boxed{\textbf{(D)}\text{ January 2 at 9:31AM}}</math>. | ||
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==See Also== | ==See Also== | ||
{{AMC8 box|year=2011|num-b=4|num-a=6}} | {{AMC8 box|year=2011|num-b=4|num-a=6}} | ||
{{MAA Notice}} | {{MAA Notice}} |
Latest revision as of 22:09, 26 October 2021
Contents
Problem
What time was it minutes after midnight on January 1, 2011?
Solution 1
There are minutes in an hour. or hours and minutes. There are hours in a day, so the time is hours and minutes after midnight on January 2, 2011.
Solution 2
Like the previous solution, minutes is hours and minutes. That means it has to be January 1 at 9:31PM or January 2 at 9:31AM because they are the only ones that end with 31. But, the answer can’t be in January 1 because there are 24 hours in a day and 33 is greater than 24. So, the answer is . -RealCXY
See Also
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