donald asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo Answers · 10 months ago

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If 12:00am to 12:00am is 24 hours why does the day end at the start of a new day? Is it Because at 12am no Time has passed on the new day and that's just when a day ends on the next day?

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    A day has to have a beginning and an ending, so there can be another day. You can read some about it here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midnight  

  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    Its just the way the Clock Cycle works

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    The time troll (OCD) is back . :(

  • 10 months ago

    As this is NOT a question about Yahoo Answers, I will not answer it.

    Learn to use a clock.

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    There's no such thing as 12 AM or 12 PM

    Days run from 0.00 to 24.00, and 24.00 of today is 0.00 of tomorrow

  • User
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    Yes.

    That is to say

    one day ends

    at the exact moment

    that the next day begins.

    Even if you say "12:00 midnight is the start of the new day and the previous day ends before 12:00 midnight"

    then the previous day ends

    not 1 second before 12:00 midnight

    not 1 millisecond before 12:00 midnight

    not 1 nanosecond before 12:00 midnight

    but 1 infinitely small moment of time before 12:00 midnight.

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