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7.01 Tell time


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Can you read time off a clock?  

What time is shown on this clock?

  1. To enter the time, enter one digit in each box.



When we read the time from a clock, called analogue time, it doesn't look like digital time. Once we learn how a clock works, we can see how the time can be shown two different ways, like these two clocks:. They both show ten past three.

Let's see how each hand on our clock works, and work out the time, then see the digital time.


What time is shown on the clock?

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The big hand on the clock points to the hour of the day and the little hand points to the minutes within that hour.  


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