# Measuring Time: Weeks, Days, Hours

In this worksheet, students answer word problems relating to time.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Time and Timetables

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

It will be helpful to know that there are ...

60 minutes in 1 hour

7 days in a week

Example 1

How long is it from 6.30 pm to 6.55 pm

55-30 = 25 minutes

Example 2

It takes 2 weeks for my seeds to germinate.  How many days is this?

2 x 7 = 14 days

I go on holiday to Spain for three weeks.

How many days is this?

My maths lesson starts at 2:30 pm and ends at 3:05 pm.

How many minutes does it last?

The time is as shown on the clock.

My bus leaves at 8 o'clock.

In how many minutes is this?

These clocks show the start and end times of break.

How long does break last?

7 minutes

25 minutes

35 minutes

45 minutes

I leave school at 4.20 pm and it takes me 40 minutes to get home.

At what time do I arrive home?

5 pm

4.55 pm

4.60 pm

5.10 pm

It usually takes me 35 minutes to do my homework.

Yesterday a spaceship landed in my garden and it took me twice as long.

How long did it take me to do my homework yesterday?

1 hour

65 minutes

1 hour and 10 minutes

1½ hours

Jack and Jill go up the hill.

Jack takes 20 minutes.

Jill is 3 minutes faster.

How many minutes does it take Jill?

It takes 3½ hours for my spaceship to go from Earth to the Moon.

If I leave Earth at a quarter past 3, at what time will I reach the moon?

(N.B. The clocks are the same on the Moon)

6 o'clock

6:30

a quarter to seven

It takes 13 minutes to cook a pizza.

How many pizzas can I cook in an hour if only one pizza fits in to my oven at a time?

The film Ice Age lasts 81 minutes.

I need to go out in 1½ hours.

Do I have enough time to watch it?

Yes

No

• Question 1

I go on holiday to Spain for three weeks.

How many days is this?

21
• Question 2

My maths lesson starts at 2:30 pm and ends at 3:05 pm.

How many minutes does it last?

35
• Question 3

The time is as shown on the clock.

My bus leaves at 8 o'clock.

In how many minutes is this?

20
• Question 4

These clocks show the start and end times of break.

How long does break last?

25 minutes
• Question 5

I leave school at 4.20 pm and it takes me 40 minutes to get home.

At what time do I arrive home?

5 pm
• Question 6

It usually takes me 35 minutes to do my homework.

Yesterday a spaceship landed in my garden and it took me twice as long.

How long did it take me to do my homework yesterday?

1 hour and 10 minutes
• Question 7

Jack and Jill go up the hill.

Jack takes 20 minutes.

Jill is 3 minutes faster.

How many minutes does it take Jill?

17
• Question 8

It takes 3½ hours for my spaceship to go from Earth to the Moon.

If I leave Earth at a quarter past 3, at what time will I reach the moon?

(N.B. The clocks are the same on the Moon)

a quarter to seven
• Question 9

It takes 13 minutes to cook a pizza.

How many pizzas can I cook in an hour if only one pizza fits in to my oven at a time?

4
• Question 10

The film Ice Age lasts 81 minutes.

I need to go out in 1½ hours.

Do I have enough time to watch it?

Yes
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