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Time Difference
Q Larry's flight is supposed to leave Sydney, Australia, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 9. What time and what day will Larry get to New York City?

New York is twelve hours behind Sydney; that is, it's twelve hours later in Sydney than in New York City. The flight from Sydney to Los Angeles takes 14 hours, Larry's layover in Los Angeles is 2 hours, and the flight from L.A. to New York is 5 hours. Assume there are no delays.

A Larry will get to New York City on Thursday, September 9, at 10 p.m.

Source: Karen C. Richards,Mighty Mini Mind Bogglers,p. 79