What time is it right now?

Question:

If two hours ago it was as long after one o’clock in the afternoon as it was before one o’clock in the morning, what time is it right now?

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Solution: The time is 9pm (or 21:00 hours) right now.

There are 12 hours between the 2 times (1pm and 1am), and half of that time is 6 hours. So, the halfway mark would have to be 7pm (1pm + 6 hours). If it was 7pm two hours ago, the time would be 9pm now.

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