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# Telling time (unlabeled clock)

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## Video transcript

we're asked what time is it so first we want to look at the hour hand which is the shorter hand and see where it is pointing so this right over here would have been twelve o'clock one o'clock two o'clock three o'clock four o'clock and it looks like it's a little bit past four o'clock so we are in the fourth hour so the hour is four and then we have to think about the minutes the minutes are the longer hand and every one of these lines represent five minutes we start here this is zero minutes past the hour then five minutes past the hour then 10 minutes past the hour so at the time is the minutes are ten ten minutes past the hour and the hour is four or it's four ten let's do a few more what time is it so first we want to look at the hour hand that's the shorter hand right over here it's at let's see this is 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 and it's between 9 and 10 it's just past 9 so it's still in the 9th hour it hasn't gotten to the 10th hour yet the 9th hour is from starting with 9 all the way until it's right almost before it gets to 10 minute gets to the tenth hour so the hour is 9 and then we want the minutes well we can just count from 0 starting at the top of the clock so 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 it's 9:30 and that also might make sense to you because we know there are 60 minutes in an hour and this is exactly halfway around the clock and so half of 60 is 30 let's do one more what time is it so let's count this is 12 one actually we could even count backwards we can go 12 11 10 so right now we were in the tenth hour the hour hand has passed 10 but it hasn't gotten to 11 yet so we're in the tenth hour and how many minutes past the hour are we so this would be 0 5 10 15 20 minutes past the hour that's where the longer hand is pointing it is 10:20