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Measuring Time: How Long?

In this worksheet, students count the number of hours and minutes from a start time to an end time.

'Measuring Time: How Long?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Compare/Sequence Time Intervals

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about working out how long it is between two times.

 

Example

Susie is doing her laundry.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

 

How long did it take?

 

start finish

 

Answer

Starting at 11:00, if we go forward 1 hour, we get to 12:00

12:00 - 11:00 = 1 hour

Brian is riding to the park. 

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take him?

 

start finish
1 minute

11 hours

1 hour

Melissa is walking home from school.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take her?

 

start finish
12 hours

1 hour

11 hours

Ali and his dad got up early and went to the beach.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did did they stay?

 

start finish
3 hours

12 hours

3 minutes

Camille's mother told Camille to dust her room.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take before Camille finished dusting?

 

start finish
6 hours

2 hours

8 hours

Charlie and Bob watched a lot of television last Saturday.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

 

For how long did they watch?

 

start finish
7 hours

6 hours

3 hours 30 minutes

Adam jumped up and down as long as he could.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

For how long did he jump?

 

start finish
12 hours

30 minutes

12 minutes

Lisa went to the swimming pool.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

 

 

How long did she stay there?

 

start finish
1 hour

2 hours 30 minutes

3 hours 30 minutes

Ann and her dad baked cakes for her football team.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take?

 

start finish
3 hours 30 minutes

7 hours

12 hours

Alice played with her dog in the garden.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take?

 

start finish
3 hours

9 hours

12 hours

Hannah's mum told Hannah to go outside and play. She had been on the computer too long now.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long had Hannah been by the computer?

 

start finish
1 hour

2 hours

0 hours

  • Question 1

Brian is riding to the park. 

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take him?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
1 hour
EDDIE SAYS
12:00 - 11:00 = 1h
  • Question 2

Melissa is walking home from school.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take her?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
1 hour
EDDIE SAYS
12:00 - 11:00 = 1h
  • Question 3

Ali and his dad got up early and went to the beach.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did did they stay?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
3 hours
EDDIE SAYS
12:00 - 9:00 = 3h
  • Question 4

Camille's mother told Camille to dust her room.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take before Camille finished dusting?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
6 hours
EDDIE SAYS
8:30 - 2:30 = 6h
  • Question 5

Charlie and Bob watched a lot of television last Saturday.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

 

For how long did they watch?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
3 hours 30 minutes
EDDIE SAYS
7:00 - 3:30 = 3h 30m
  • Question 6

Adam jumped up and down as long as he could.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

For how long did he jump?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
30 minutes
EDDIE SAYS
12:00 - 11:30 = 30m
  • Question 7

Lisa went to the swimming pool.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

 

 

How long did she stay there?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
1 hour
EDDIE SAYS
3:30 - 2:30 = 1h
  • Question 8

Ann and her dad baked cakes for her football team.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
3 hours 30 minutes
EDDIE SAYS
7:00 - 3:30 = 3h 30m
  • Question 9

Alice played with her dog in the garden.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long did it take?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
3 hours
EDDIE SAYS
12:00 - 9:00 = 3h
  • Question 10

Hannah's mum told Hannah to go outside and play. She had been on the computer too long now.

The start and finish times are given on the clocks.

How long had Hannah been by the computer?

 

start finish
CORRECT ANSWER
1 hour
EDDIE SAYS
12:00 - 11:00 = 1h
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