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**Sarah Rebekah 13****Guest**

Clock in the Mirror

Puzzles -> Measuring Puzzles

Joey leaves his house in the morning to go to day camp.

Just as he is leaving his house he looks at an analog clock reflected in the mirror.

There are no numbers on the clock, so Joey makes an error in reading the time since it is a mirror image. Joey assumes there is something wrong with the clock and rides his bike to day camp.

He gets there in 20 minutes and finds that just as he gets there the day camp clock has a time that is 2 1/2 hours (2 hours and 30 minutes) later than the time that he saw in the mirror image of his clock at home.

What time was it when he got to day camp?

(The clock at camp and the clock at home were both set to the

correct time?

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi Sarah;

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Sarah Rebekah 13****Guest**

Thanks Bobbym

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,147

Is it right? What did you get?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Sarah Rebekah 13****Guest**

7:25 The same answer you got.

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 107,147

That's very good. I am impressed.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Sarah Rebekah 13****Guest**

Yes thanks I Impressed myself.

**S.G. Shredmaster****Member**- Registered: 2010-03-19
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We'll still go walking down country lanes, I'll sing the same old song

Hear me call your name

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**Sarah Rebekah 13****Guest**

Very Cool:cool::cool::cool: