2nd Grade Math : Time

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 2nd Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Time

What time does the clock show? 


2 10

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When the hour hand (the shorter hand) points to a number on the clock, or is just past the number before it gets to the next number, we say that number as the hour. When the minute hand (the longer hand) points to a number on the clock we don't say that exact number. 

Look at the clock below. For the minute hand, we count by s. 

2 10 2

This clock is showing  for the hour, and the minute hand is pointing at the , which means  minutes. 

Our time is 

Example Question #1 : Time

What time does the clock show? 

4 55

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When the hour hand (the shorter hand) points to a number on the clock, or is just past the number before it gets to the next number, we say that number as the hour. When the minute hand (the longer hand) points to a number on the clock we don't say that exact number. 

Look at the clock below. For the minute hand, we count by s. 

4 55 2

This clock is showing  for the hour (it is past the number  but not at the  yet) and the minute hand is pointing at the , which means  minutes. 

Our time is 

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