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It is noon in place X, what is the time in a place 45oE


Question

It is noon in place X, what is the time in a place 45oE

Options

A) 1 pm

B) 3 am

C) 3 pm

D) 1 pm

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

360o makes a circle, earths single rotation takes 24 hours, 360o divided by 24 hours gives 15o. So in 1 hour, the earth covers 15o. Therefore 45o equals 3 hours. In time calculation when you move eastern you gain (addition). The question says noon. SO we move eastwards and gain 15o = 1 hour, 45o = 3 hours, being noon. We gain so three hours place noon equals 3 pm

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  • 360o makes a circle, earths single rotation takes 24 hours, 360o divided by 24 hours gives 15o. So in 1 hour, the earth covers 15o. Therefore 45o equals 3 hours. In time calculation when you move eastern you gain (addition). The question says noon. SO we move eastwards and gain 15o = 1 hour, 45o = 3 hours, being noon. We gain so three hours place noon equals 3 pm

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