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What Time Will It Be? - Number of Minutes in an Hour
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What Time Will It Be? - Number of Minutes in an Hour

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Once children know the number of minutes there are in an hour, and can tell the time accurately to at least quarter past/to, they should be able to predict what time it will be in half an hour or quarter of an hour. For example, if they are shown a clock showing 4 o'clock and asked what time it will be in, for example, 30 minutes they should be able to imagine where the minute hand will be and know what the new time will be when that number of minutes has passed.

Can you tell what time it will be in an hour, half an hour or quarter of an hour?

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1.
What time will it be in 5 minutes?
9 o'clock
1 o'clock
11 o'clock
12 o'clock
In 5 minutes, the minute hand will be pointing to the 12, along with the hour hand
2.
What time will it be in 45 minutes?
Quarter past 6
Quarter to 7
Quarter to 12
Half past 6
The minute hand will be pointing to the 9 in 45 minutes, showing us it's quarter to 7
3.
It's quarter past 2. What time was it 15 minutes ago?
Half past 1
2 o'clock
Quarter to 3
Quarter past 2
If we moved the minute hand backwards 15 minutes, it would be pointing straight up to show 2 o'clock
4.
The time is 2 o'clock. What time will it be in quarter of an hour?
Quarter to 3
Quarter past 2
Half past 2
Half past 3
The minute hand will have moved 15 minutes to point at the 3
5.
The time is 4 o'clock. What time will it be in 1 hour?
3 o'clock
5 o'clock
Half past 4
Half past 5
The minute hand will be back at the top but the hour hand will move on to the 5
6.
The time is 5 o'clock. What time will it be in half an hour?
Half past 5
Half past 6
Quarter to 5
Quarter past 5
30 minutes from now, the minute hand will be pointing straight down
7.
What time will it be in 15 minutes?
Quarter past 5
Quarter to 2
Quarter past 6
Half past 6
In 15 minutes, the minute hand will be pointing to the 3 to show quarter past
8.
What time will it be 3 hours from now?
9 o'clock
7 o'clock
5 o'clock
3 o'clock
In 3 hours, the hour hand will have moved on to point to the number 3
9.
What time will the clock show in 30 minutes?
Quarter past 11
Half past 12
Half past 9
Quarter to 8
The minute hand takes 30 minutes from pointing to the 12 until it points to the 6
10.
It is half past 5. What time will it be in half an hour?
6 o'clock
5 o'clock
Half past 6
Half past 4
In half an hour, the minute hand will be back at the top and the hour will have changed from 5 to 6
Author:  Angela Smith

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