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What is the purpose of Daylight Savings Time(DST)?

Asked by Esli, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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Daniel Collingwood

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Daniel Collingwood, SSEE, high school, btech (cse), New York

Answered Dec 12, 2017

Daylight Saving Time(DST) is a phenomenon of adding 1 hr into the clocks during the summer season in order to make better use of sun's resources. DST was first used by Canada, however, the concept of DST was popularised by Germany when it enactedofficially in 1916. Today around 40% of the countries around the world use DST.

 

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