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It’s About Time 1

Directions: Using the digits 0 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the question marks 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 digits 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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6 comments

  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!!

  2. Suzie leaves work at 8:45. She gets home at 9:02. Her commute is 17 minutes long

  3. Suzie leaves work at 8:47 and gets home at 9:10. Her commute is 23 minutes.

  4. 2:46-3:05 – 19 min commute
    7:46-8:05 – 19 min commute
    5:24-7:03 – 98 min commute

  5. 8:51-9:27 36 minute commute
    4:32-6:10 98 minute commute
    8:47-9:10 23 minute commute
    8:45-9:02 17 minute commute
    2:46-3:05 19 minute commute
    5:24-6:01 37 minute commute

  6. Sorry for duplicates. I posted from two different classes.

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