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how do we know in question if it meant to be 24 hour clock or 12 hour?

CarolC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

how do we know in question if it meant to be 24 hour clock or 12 hour?

question was write 25 to midnight, previously been told that past noon should use 24 hour clock so wrote vingt-trois trente-cinc , but yet again it wrong and said minuit moins vingt cinq

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Carol,

With minuit you wouldn't use the 24-hour clock unless you were in the military and wanted a very precise time.

In that case, the answer anyway would have been -

vingt-trois heures trente-cinq

and the only accepted answer  is 

minuit moins vingt-cinq

Bonne Continuation! 

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Could be a typo (cinc instead of cinq)?

how do we know in question if it meant to be 24 hour clock or 12 hour?

question was write 25 to midnight, previously been told that past noon should use 24 hour clock so wrote vingt-trois trente-cinc , but yet again it wrong and said minuit moins vingt cinq

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