Students can use the **Spectrum Math Grade 3 Answer Key Chapter 8 Lesson 8.1 Telling Time** as a quick guide to resolve any of their doubts.

## Spectrum Math Grade 3 Chapter 8 Lesson 8.1 Telling Time Answers Key

5: 15 is read “five fifteen” and means “15 minutes after 5.”

12:50 is read “twelve fifty” and means “50 minutes after 12” or “10 minutes to 1.”

4:45 is read “four forty-five” and means “45 minutes after 4,” or “15 minutes to 5.”

**Complete the following.**

Question 1.

a. 6:15 means 15 minutes after 6.

b. 11:50 means ____________ minutes to ____________.

Answer:

11:50 means 10 minutes to 12.

Explanation:

Given 11:50 means 10 minutes less to 12 respectively.

Question 2.

a. 7:50 means ____________ minutes after ____________.

Answer:

50 minutes after 7,

Explanation:

Given 7:50 means 50 minutes after 7 respectively.

b. 7:50 means ____________ minutes to ____________.

Answer:

7:50 means 10 minutes to 8,

Explanation:

Given 7:50 means 10 minutes to 8 o’clock respectively.

Question 3.

a. 12:45 means ____________ minutes after ____________.

Answer:

12:45 means 45 minutes after 12 o’ clock,

Explanation:

Given 12:45 means 45 minutes after 12 o’ clock respectively.

b. 12:45 means ____________ minutes to ____________.

Answer:

12:45 means 15 minutes to 1 o’ clock,

Explanation:

Given 12:45 means 15 minutes to 1 o’clock respectively.

Question 4.

a. 1:30 means ____________ minutes after ____________.

Answer:

1:30 means 30 minutes after 1 o’ clock,

Explanation:

Given 1:30 means 30 minutes to 1 o’ clock respectively.

b. 1:30 means ____________ minutes to ____________.

Answer:

1:30 means 30 minutes to 2 o’ clock,

Explanation:

Given 1:30 means 30 minutes to 2 o’ clock respectively.

**For each analog clock face, write the numerals that name the time.**

Question 5.

a.

_________ : __________

Answer:

The time is 4:20 on the clock,

Explanation:

Given the hour hand is at 4 which indicates 4 hours .The minute hand is at 4 so, let’s calculate minutes 4 X 5 minutes =20 minutes, therefore the time is 4:20 on the clock.

b.

_________ : __________

Answer:

The time is 6:12 on the clock,

Explanation:

Given the hour hand is at 6 which indicates 6 hours. The minutes hand is in between 10 minutes and 15 minutes that is 12 minutes, therefore the time is 6:12 on the clock.

c.

_________ : __________

Answer:

The time is 7:10 on the clock,

Explanation:

Given the hour hand is at 7 which indicates 7 hours. The minutes hand is at 2, so let’s calculate minutes 2 X 5 minutes =10 minutes, therefore the time is 7:10 on the clock.

d.

_________ : __________

Answer:

The time is 1:50 on the clock,

Explanation:

The hour hand is between 1 and 2 but we consider as 1 hour because it did not complete 1 more hour . The minutes hand is at 10,Now let’s calculate minutes 10 x 5 minutes = 50 minutes , therefore the time is 1:50 on the clock.

Question 6.

a.

_________ : __________

Answer:

The time is 6:45 on the clock,

Explanation:

Given the hour hand is between 6 and 7 so, consider as 6 hour. The minutes hand is at 9, let’s calculate minutes 9 X 5 minutes = 45 minutes, therefore the time is 6:45 on the clock.

b.

_________ : __________

Answer:

The time is 8:10 on the clock,

Explanation:

Given the hour hand is at 8 which indicates 8 hours .The minutes hand is at 2 ,let’s calculate minutes 2 X 5 minutes = 10 minutes ,therefore the time is 8:10 on the clock.

c.

_________ : __________

Answer:

The time is 12:30 on the clock,

Explanation:

Given the hour hand is between 12 and 1 so, consider as 12 hours. The minutes hand is at 6, let’s calculate minutes 6 X 5 minutes = 30 minutes, therefore the time is 12:30 on the clock.

d.

_________ : __________

Answer:

The time is 2:24 on the clock,

Explanation:

Given the hour hand is at 2 which indicates 2 hours. The minute hand is between 20 minutes and 25 minutes that is 4 and 5 so, consider as 24 minutes, therefore the time is 2:24 on the clock.

The closest hour on an analog clock is determined by the hour hand (the short hand).

The closest half hour, quarter hour, and minutes are determined by the minute hand (the long hand).

A half hour is at 30 minutes or 1 hour.

A quarter hour is at 15, 30, 45 minutes, or 1 hour.

What time is it to the nearest hour?________, half hour? _________, quarter hour? _______, minute? _________

Answer:

7:00 hours , half hour: 6:30, quarter hour: 6:45, minute: 6:41,

Explanation:

As the closest hour on an analog clock is determined by the hour hand (the short hand) so it is 7 hours,

The closest half hour is 6: 30, quarter hour is 6:45 and minute is 1 are determined by the minute hand (the long hand), therefore 7:00 hours , half hour: 6:30, quarter hour: 6:45, minute: 6:41.

**Write the time to the nearest hour, half hour, quarter hour, or minute as indicated.**

Question 1.

a. hour

________ : ________

Answer:

The time is 2:00 on the clock,

Explanation:

Shown in the clock time indicates 2:20. So, the time to the nearest hour is 2 hours respectively.

b. half hour

________ : ________

Answer:

The time is 2:30 on the clock,

Explanation:

Shown in the clock time indicates 2:20, So the time nearest to half hour is 2:30 respectively.

c. quarter hour

________ : ________

Answer:

The time is 2:15 on the clock,

Explanation:

Shown in the clock time indicates 2:20, So the time nearest to quarter hour is 2:15 respectively.

d. minute

________ : ________

Answer:

The time is 2:20 on the clock,

Explanation:

Shown in the clock time is 2:20 indicates a clock nearest to minutes is 20 minutes respectively.

Question 2.

________ : ________

Answer:

The time is 8:00 on the clock,

Explanation:

Shown in the clock time 8:36 so the time nearest to the hour is 8hours respectively.

b. half hour

________ : ________

Answer:

The time is 8:30 on the clock,

Explanation:

Shown in the clock time indicates 8:36. So, the time nearest to half hour is 8:30 respectively.

c. quarter hour

________ : ________

Answer:

The time is 8:45 on the clock,

Explanation:

Shown in the clock the time indicates 8:35. So the time nearest to quarter hour is 8:45 respectively.

d. minute

________ : ________

Answer:

The time is 8:36 on the clock,

Explanation:

Shown in the clock the minute hand indicates 8:36 minutes respectively.

**Draw the hands on the analog clock to express the time presented on the digital clock.**

Question 3.

a.

Answer:

Explanation:

The digital clock time is showing as 3:15 which is shown inside the given clock.

b.

Answer:

Explanation:

The digital clock time is showing as 7:32 which is shown inside the given clock.

Question 4.

a.

Answer:

Explanation:

The digital clock time is showing as 12:07 which is shown inside the given clock.

b.

Answer:

Explanation:

The digital clock time is showing as 2:00 which is shown inside the given clock.