Lesson

Can you add and subtract minutes to a designated time? Try this one.

Taylan's piano lesson went from 11\text:15 until midday.

How many minutes was Taylan's lesson?

Worked Solution

Idea summary

The number of minutes must be between 0 and 60. If we go below this, then we are counting backwards into the previous hour. If we go over this, then we are counting forwards into the next hour.

This video looks at calculating passing time in minutes and hours.

Find the value of: 3 hours 3 minutes + \, 3 hours 29 minutes

Worked Solution

Idea summary

When adding and subtracting times, add or subtract the minutes and hours separately. Keep in mind that there are 60 minutes in 1 hour.

It can be easier to count up from one time to another, rather than try to perform a complex subtraction.