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WHAT HOW TO SOLVE THIS PLS PLS 

 

PROBLEM IS AS FOLLOWS:

A clock that strikes only the hours has struck a total of 21 times in the last 2.5 hours. Seconds ago, it just finished striking the hour. What hour?

 

I DONT JUST WANT THE ANSWER. EXPLAIN HOW IT WORKS. PLS PLS PLS PLS - HELP TODAY, SAVE THE GRADES OF TOMORROW

THIS IS SERIOUS BUSINESS. PLS MAKE SURE IT IS GOOD EXPLINATIONS.

 Oct 20, 2021
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It struck the hour moments ago

It struck the hour 1 hour ago

It stuck the hour 2 hours ago

So that is 3 times.

21/3=7

6+7+8=21

Some clocks strike 6 times for 6o'clock 7 times for 7 o'clock etc  I assume this is one of those clocks.

So I assume it is 8 o'clock now.

 Oct 20, 2021

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