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    please help me

    What time is it now if the time that has passed since noon constitutes a third that remains until midnight????
    a)3.00pm
    b)1.00pm
    c)9.00pm
    d)6.00pm
    e)cannot be determinded
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    Quote Originally Posted by kl050196 View Post
    What time is it now if the time that has passed since noon constitutes a third that remains until midnight????
    a)3.00pm
    b)1.00pm
    c)9.00pm
    d)6.00pm
    e)cannot be determinded
    Lets say the time left to midnight is 3t

    therefore time spent after noon is t

    Now since 12 hours time is there between noon & midnight
    3t+t = 12

    t = 3 hours
    3pm
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