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# Clock Strikes

If a grandfather clock takes five seconds to strike 6 o'clock, how many seconds will it take to strike 12 o'clock?

### Answer

Eleven. It will always be one second short of whatever the number since the time doesn't start until the first strike.Hide Answer Show Answer

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super easy teaser

I don't understand

I said 6 hours and 5 seconds...

Excellent teaser. Simple, but concise. This is a great one to share with people verbally since it does not require heavy math. I'm glad I found this one!

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