Here is a clock.

The **long blue hand **is pointing to the **6**, which is half way round, so the time will be something 30 or half past.

The **short red hand **is pointing to **halfway between the 4 and the 5**, so the time is:

**4:30 **

or** half past 4**.

Here is another clock.

The **long blue hand **is pointing to the **9**, which is three-quarters the way round, so the time will be something 45 or a quarter to the next hour.

The **short red hand **is pointing to **between the 3 and the 4**, so the time is:

**3:45 **

or** a quarter to 4**.

Here is another clock.

Count the minutes in 5s as you go around until you reach the **long blue hand**.

The **long blue hand **is pointing to the **4**, which is **4 × 5 **= **20 minutes**, so the time will be something 20.

The **short red hand **is pointing to **between the 10 and the 11**, so the time is:

**10:20 **

or** 20 past 10 **because it is 20 minutes past 10 o'clock.

Here is another clock.

Count the minutes in 5s as you go around until you reach the **long blue hand**.

The **long blue hand **is pointing to the **7**, which is **7 × 5** = **35 minutes**, so the time will be something 35.

The **short red hand **is pointing to **between the 2 and the 3**, so the time is:

**2:35 **

or** 25 to 3 **because there are 25 minutes until 3 o'clock.