Can you read time off a clock?
What time is shown on this clock?
When naming the times between 1 and 30 minutes, we describe this as how many minutes 'past' the hour.
When naming the times between 31 and 59 minutes on the clock, we describe it as how many minutes 'to' the next hour.
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?
The small hand on the clock points to the hour of the day and the long hand points to the minutes within that hour.