Common Core: 2nd Grade Math : Tell and Write Time to the Nearest Five Minutes: CCSS.Math.Content.2.MD.C.7

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Example Question #1 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 

12 05

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. 

12 05 2

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

Our time is 

Example Question #2 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 


1 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. 

1 55 2

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

Our time is 

Example Question #3 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

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 #4 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 

3 50

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. 

3 50 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 

Example Question #5 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 

4 15

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 15 2

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

Our time is 

Example Question #6 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 

5 45

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. 

5 45 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 

Example Question #7 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 


6 20

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. 

6 20 2

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

Our time is 

Example Question #8 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 

8 25

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. 

8 25 2

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

Our time is 

Example Question #9 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 

9 35

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. 

9 35 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 

Example Question #10 : Tell And Write Time To The Nearest Five Minutes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.Md.C.7

What time does the clock show? 

10 30

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. 

10 30 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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