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# What part of an hour elapses between 11:50 a.m. and 12:14 p.m.?

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What part of an hour elapses between 11:50 a.m. and 12:14 p.m.?

(A) 2/5
(B) 7/30
(C) 17/30
(D) 1/6
(E) 1/4

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25 Feb 2018, 11:51
Bunuel wrote:
What part of an hour elapses between 11:50 a.m. and 12:14 p.m.?

(A) 2/5
(B) 7/30
(C) 17/30
(D) 1/6
(E) 1/4

11.50 to 12.00 - 10 mins
12.00 to 12.14 - 14 mins
total = 24 mins
1 hr = 60 mins
time elapsed = 24/60 = 2/5

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26 Feb 2018, 10:33
Bunuel wrote:
What part of an hour elapses between 11:50 a.m. and 12:14 p.m.?

(A) 2/5
(B) 7/30
(C) 17/30
(D) 1/6
(E) 1/4

1) 11:50 am = 11 + 50/60

2) 12:14 pm = 12 + 14/60

Time Elapsed = 12 + 14/60 - 11 - 50/60 = 1 - 36/60 = 24/60 = 2/5

Ans is : A, 2/5
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28 Feb 2018, 11:11
Bunuel wrote:
What part of an hour elapses between 11:50 a.m. and 12:14 p.m.?

(A) 2/5
(B) 7/30
(C) 17/30
(D) 1/6
(E) 1/4

There are 24 minutes from 11:50 to 12:14, which is 24/60 = 2/5 of an hour.

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