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# Question Video: Reading Clocks: Time to the Quarter Hour Mathematics • Second Year of Primary School

What is the time, in words, that this clock shows? [A] It is a quarter to six [B] It is a quarter past five [C] It is a quarter past six [D] It is a quarter to five

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### Video Transcript

What is the time, in words, that this clock shows? It is a quarter to six. It is a quarter past five. It is a quarter past six. It is a quarter to five.

We know that quarter past is the same as 15 minutes past the hour. Half past is 30 minutes past the hour. And quarter to is 45 minutes past the hour. So if it’s 5:45, that means it’s quarter to six or 15 minutes until 6 o’clock. It is a quarter to six. The time in words that this clock shows is a quarter to six.

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