Video: Skip Counting Minutes on a Clock

Skip count in 5s to find how many minutes after 2 o’clock it is.

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Video Transcript

Skip count in fives to find how many minutes after two o’clock it is.

We can see that the minute hand on this clock is pointing at number five and the hour hand is pointing between number two and number three. This means that it’s sometime after two o’clock. The question tells us to skip count in fives to find out how many minutes after two o’clock it is.

We need to start counting at zero and then count in fives. Zero, five, 10, 15, 20, 25. It’s 25 minutes past two o’clock. We skip counted in fives to find how many minutes after two o’clock it is. The minute hand was pointing at number five. Five, 10, 15, 20, 25. It’s 25 minutes after two o’clock.

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