## Time - Word Problems

#### 1. Frida wrote two essays one after the other.

She wrote the first essay in 2 h 30 min and the second essay in 1 h 15 min.

She finished writing the essays at 6.15 p.m.

At what time did she start writing the essays?

2 h 30 min + 1 h 15 min

= 3 h 45 min

She spent 3 h 45 min writing the two essays.

She started writing the two essays at

= 3 h 45 min

She spent 3 h 45 min writing the two essays.

She started writing the two essays at

**2.30 p.m.**#### 2. Express trains arrive at Station A every 4 hours, 4 times a day.

The first express train for the day arrived at 6.15 a.m.

At what time will the last express train for the day arrive at the station?

4 h × 3 = 12 h

The last express train for the day will arrive 12 hours later.

The last express train for the day will arrive at

The last express train for the day will arrive 12 hours later.

The last express train for the day will arrive at

**6.15 p.m.**#### 3. Lily's clock is 5 minutes fast.

Tariq's clock is 10 minutes slow.

What is the time shown on Tariq's clock?

The time shown on Lily's clock is 10.25.

Lily's clock is 5 minutes ahead of the actual time.

So, the actual time is 10.20.

Tariq's clock is 10 minutes behind the actual time.

So, the time shown on Tariq's clock is

Lily's clock is 5 minutes ahead of the actual time.

So, the actual time is 10.20.

Tariq's clock is 10 minutes behind the actual time.

So, the time shown on Tariq's clock is

**10.10**.#### 4. Fernando went to a sports complex.

He spent 2 h 30 min ice skating.

Then he spent another 50 minutes bowling.

He finished bowling at 5.10 p.m.

At what time did he start ice skating?

2 h 30 min + 50 min

= 3 h 20 min

He spent 3 h 20 min ice skating and bowling.

He started ice skating at

= 3 h 20 min

He spent 3 h 20 min ice skating and bowling.

He started ice skating at

**1.50 p.m.**#### 5. Jaden works as a gymnastics trainer.

He is paid $40 an hour.

The chart below shows the number of hours he spends working a week.

How much does Jaden earn in a week?

0 h + 1 h + 1 h + 3 h + 0 h + 1 h + 3 h

= 9 h

Jaden works 9 hours in a week.

1 hour −> $40

9 hours −> 9 × $40 = $360

Jaden earns

= 9 h

Jaden works 9 hours in a week.

1 hour −> $40

9 hours −> 9 × $40 = $360

Jaden earns

**$360**in a week.