# How many seconds would it take you to know the time, after the first chime is heard, if it is 10 o'clock?

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There is a clock that has a special way of telling the time. It does not have any hands or numbers on it, but it has a chimer.

If the time is 1 o'clock, it chimes once. If the time is 2 o'clock, it chimes twice, and so forth. The time gap between any two chimes is 4 seconds.

How many seconds would it take you to know the time, after the first chime is heard, if it is 10 o'clock?

posted Jul 9, 2014

## 2 Solutions

+1 vote

Answer is 40 seconds.

solution Jul 9, 2014

36 seconds will be taken

solution Sep 10, 2014

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