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It’s About Time 1

Directions: Use the numbers 0 – 9, no more than one time each, to make the following problem true.

Suzie leaves work at ? : ? ?. She get’s home at ? : ? ?. Therefore, her commute is ? ? minutes long.

Hint

Hint

Can you make the problem true using the numbers 0 – 9 as many times as you would like?

Answer

Answer

There are many possibilities: Here are some:
Suzie leaves work at 8 : 4 5. She get’s home at 9 : 0 2. Therefore, her commute is 17 minutes long. Suzie leaves work at 7 : 5 6. She get’s home at 8 : 1 9. Therefore, her commute is 23 minutes long.

Source: Chase Orton

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  1. We found another way to solve this problem! Suzie left work at 8:24 and got home at 9:30. Therefore her commute is 76 mins long!!

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