and World Time Zones
to Phone a Friend (and avoid an international incident)
Why are you calling me in the middle of the night?!"
Baily lives in New York and one night after dinner she decided to give
her friend Max a call. Max recently moved to Venice, Italy, and she
wanted to see how he was doing in his new home. But Max's father answered
the phone sounding pretty grumpy, and he sternly told Baily that it
was after midnight there, and asked her why she would call in the middle
of the night when everyone was sleeping!
could Baily have avoided this international incident? What to do? GMT
to the Rescue!
Help Baily plan her next call to Max.
Schedule a call at a time when both Baily and Max are still awake. Using
the Time Zones map below, plan the call:
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