Section C: Practice Problems Problems Involving Time
In this section, we learned to tell and write time to the nearest minute. We solved addition and subtraction problems about time.
the time Han got on the bus:
the time Han got off the bus:
Here is one way to find out how much time Han spent on the bus:
Count up 3 minutes from 5:42 to 5:45, and then 15 minutes from 5:45 to 6:00.
Count up 30 minutes from 6:00 to 6:30, and then 7 more minutes to 6:37.
Add the minutes,
, to get 55.
Problem 1 (Lesson 9)
Han drew this clock and says it shows 2:16 p.m. Do you agree with Han? Explain your reasoning.
Draw the hands on this clock to show 5:55 p.m.
Problem 2 (Lesson 10)
Mai left to walk the dog at 6:50 a.m. and she returned at 7:44 a.m. How much time did Mai spend walking the dog?
Problem 3 (Lesson 11)
Andre started soccer practice at 3:45 p.m. He left school 75 minutes earlier.
Show the time Andre left school on the clock.
Andre was at soccer practice for 110 minutes. What time did soccer practice end? Explain or show your reasoning.
Problem 4 (Exploration)
What time do you usually go to bed at night?
What time do you usually get up in the morning?
How many minutes do you spend in bed? Explain or show your reasoning.
Problem 5 (Exploration)
Priya drew this clockface to show 3:15.
Do you think Priya’s clock face is accurate? Explain or show your reasoning.