Advent Calendar Day 20 – A Solstice Puzzle

Your Better Tuition Advent challenge today is a fun maths puzzle.

Welcome to Day 20 of Better Tuition’s Winter Advent Activity Calendar.  Today we have a Christmas maths problem for you.


Maths Problem:

December 21st is the winter solstice: the shortest and darkest day of the year.

If the sun rises at 08:04 and sets at 15:53, how many hours and minutes of daylight is this?

Scroll down to the very end of the page for the answer.

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