# 1. 2. 3. 4. ```What station is the big hand displaying?
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A clock is divided into two parts: the PAST side
the TO side
o’clock
TO
PAST
&frac14; past
&frac14; to
&frac12; past
Each number on a clock face represents 5-minute intervals
When the big hand is on this side,
we say that it is TO the hour
5
When the big hand is on this side,
we say that it is PAST the hour
o’clock
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10
15 minutes
15 minutes
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TO
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25
&frac12; Past
25
PAST
How many minutes past?
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How many minutes to?
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When reading what the hour is you use the numbers on the clock.
When saying the time, TO means BEFORE.
The wee hand here is past 12 and to 1.
Now it is past 4 and to 5.
Now it is past 9 and to 10.
What is the hour?
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What is the hour?
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Now we put it all together!
The time here is 20 past 3
The time now is 25 to 9
The time now is 5 to 12
The time now is 25 past 7
o’clock
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10
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15 minutes
15 minutes
TO
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25
&frac12; past
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PAST
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