# Telling The Time

## Practise reading a clock face and making simple time calculations.

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This is level 4; Mixed questions about reading the time and solving time problems. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 7 questions correct.

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## Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - Expressing the time on a clock face as a digital time.

Level 2 - Finding the number of minutes between two given times.

Level 3 - Expressing the time on a clock face as a 24hr clock digital time.

Level 4 - Mixed questions about reading the time and solving time problems.

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