**A clock is set right at 8 a.m. The clock gains 10 minutes in 24 hours will be the true time when the clock indicates 1 p.m. on the following day?**

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38 min. past 12.

40 min. past 12.

48 min. past 12.

50 min. past 12.

C. 48 min. past 12.

Time from 8 a.m. on a day 1 p.m. on the following day = 29 hours.

24 hours 10 min. of this clock = 24 hours of the correct clock.

145 /6 hrs of this clock = 24 hrs of the correct clock

29 hrs of this clock = (24 x __6/145 __x 29) hrs of the correct clock

= 28 hrs 48 min. of correct clock

The correct time is 28 hrs 48 min. after 8 a.m.

This is 48 min. past 12.