The power went out last night. The stove clock is flickering and showing 7:54 AM. The cell phone shows 7:07 AM. When was the power restored?


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Presuming the stove

reset to 12:00 midnight when power was restored and ran normally from there, power was restored 7 hours and 54 minutes ago, at 11:13 PM.

  • $\begingroup$ Thanks! Makes it look easy. Was thinking in terms of : if the clock is x minutes ahead, then it started x minutes before midnight, when power came back. ... Great! $\endgroup$
    – orangeskid
    Commented Jan 19 at 8:12

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