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Time Arithmetic

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

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This is level 3: Multiplication. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 5 correct and you do this activity online.

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

Multiply thirty two minutes by five giving your answer in hours and minutes.

32min × 5

2

It takes Caroline 45 minutes to ride one lap of the Happy and Healthy Bike Lane. How long would it take her to complete 2 laps assuming her speed remains constant?

3

Multiply five hours and fifty four minutes by nine giving your answer in hours and minutes.

5:54 × 9

4

'Let's Dance' by David Bowie lasts 4 minutes. It was played 138 times on repeat at the Firecrackers Danceathon. How long did that last?

5

Esther's lessons each last one hour and 30 minutes. She has 4 lessons each day. What is the total amout of time spend in lessons during a 5-day week?

6

Nattaphol exercises for an hour and thirty nine minutes each day. How much time in total did he spend exercising during the year 2019?

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This is Time Arithmetic level 3. You can also try:
Level 1 Level 2 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 1 - Addition

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.

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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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