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## Key Concepts

- Tell time to the hour.
- Tell time to the half hour.

**Clock**

- In a clock, the shorter hand is called the
**hour hand.** - The hour hand tells us what
**hour**it is.

- The long hand is called the
**minute hand**.

- The minute hand points to the
**minute**.

### A. Read time to the hour

- When the minutes hand points to 12, we say
**o’clock**.

**Example:**** **The minutes hand is at 12 and the hours hand is at 3.

So, the time is 3 o’clock.

### B. Digital clock

- We can show time using a digital clock also.

- The hours are written before the colon.
- The minutes are written after the colon.

### C. Time to the half hour

- When the minute hand is on 6, we can say that 30 minutes or half past the hour.

- Half an hour is equal to 30 minutes.

## Exercise

- Draw the hour and minute hands on the clock to show the time as 5 o’clock.

- What is the time shown by the clock?

- Draw the hands on the clock to represent the time shown on the digital clock.

- Fill the missing terms of the pattern:

3:00, 5:00,*, 9:00,*. - If the time is as shown, between which numbers does the hour hand lie?

### Concept Map :

### What we have learned:

- When the minute hand of a clock is on 6, we can say that 30 minutes or half past the hour.

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