Video: Telling Time to the Nearest Hour on Analog Clocks

What time is it? Find the missing number. It is _ o’clock

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What time is it? Find the missing number. It is blank o’clock.

The first thing we see is that the minute hand is on the 12. The long hand is on the 12. And that’s why we use the phrase o’clock. It is zero minutes after the hour. But what hour is it zero minutes after?

To find the answer, we’ll need to look at the hour hand, the short hand. On this clock, the hour hand, the short hand, is pointing to the seven, which makes it seven o’clock. Our missing number is seven.

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