Time Arithmetic

Practise adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing times with these self-marking exercises.

This is level 1: Addition. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 9 correct and you do this activity online.

For the first six questions type in your answers in hours and minutes using a colon to separate the hours and minutes for example 1:05 for one hour and five minutes.

 1 Add 35 minutes and 55 minutes. ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 2 Add 58 minutes and 49 minutes. ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 3 Add 51 minutes and 31 minutes. ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 4 Add 1 hour and 44 minutes to 1 hour and 5 minutes. ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 5 Add 2 hours and 24 minutes to 3 hours and 28 minutes. ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 6 Add four hours and fifteen minutes to six hours and sixteen minutes. ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ For the next six questions type in your answers using a colon and am or pm or using the twenty-four hour format using four digits and a colon like this 17:25 for 5:25pm and 08:15 for 8:15am. 7 What time is five minutes after 11:20am? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 8 What time is twenty minutes after 1:10am? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 9 What time is forty minutes after 5:40am? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 10 What time is twenty five minutes after 9:15pm? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 11 What time is one hour fifty five minutes after 9:40pm? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗ 12 What time is three hours and fifty four minutes after 1:48pm? ☐ ☐ ✓ ✗
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This is Time Arithmetic level 1. You can also try:
Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5

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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Telling the Time - This might be a good place to start if you need help understanding the basics.

Level 2 - Subtraction

Level 3 - Multiplication

Level 4 - Division

Level 5 - Mixed

Train Timetables - Practise your time arithmetic skills with this real-life application.

More Time Resources including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and self-marking exercises.

Answers to this exercise are available lower down this page when you are logged in to your Transum account. If you don’t yet have a Transum subscription one can be very quickly set up if you are a teacher, tutor or parent.

Curriculum Reference

See the National Curriculum page for links to related online activities and resources.

Example

You may also want to use a calculator to check your working. See Calculator Workout skill 12.

Don't wait until you have finished the exercise before you click on the 'Check' button. Click it often as you work through the questions to see if you are answering them correctly. You can double-click the 'Check' button to make it float at the bottom of your screen.

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