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Question:

A balloonist circumnavigated the globe in 13 days, 12 hours, 16 minutes, and 13 seconds. A plane circumnavigates the globe in 4 days, 10 hours, 15 minutes, and 7 seconds. How much longer did it take for the balloon to go around the world?

A
9 days, 2 hours, 1 minute, and 6 seconds

Explaination

Subtract the speed of the plane from the speed of the balloon to determine how much longer it took the balloonist