Solving problems involving converting between seconds, minutes and hours

In this lesson, we will investigate and model word problems about converting between seconds, minutes and hours.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many minutes are there in 1 hour?

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Q2.How many minutes are there in 24 hours?

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Q3.How many seconds are there in 30 minutes?

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Q4.How many hours are there in 480 minutes?

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Q5.How many seconds are there in 2 days?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many minutes are there in 1 hour?

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Q2.How many minutes are there in 24 hours?

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Q3.How many seconds are there in 30 minutes?

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Q4.How many hours are there in 480 minutes?

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Q5.How many seconds are there in 2 days?

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Solving Problems Involving Converting Between Seconds, Minutes and Hours Quiz

Worded problems involving converting between seconds, minutes and hours.

Q1.A movie lasts 1 hour and 12 minutes, how many minutes is the movie in total?

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Q2.It takes me 112 minutes to travel to my nan's house and 1 hour 44 minutes to travel to my cousin's house. Which journey takes the longest?

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Q3.A, B, C and D run a marathon. It takes person A 146 minutes. It takes person B 159 minutes. It takes person C 2 hours and 32 minutes and it takes person D 2 hours 39 minutes. Which two ran the same time?

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Q4.I have so far watched 2 hours and 21 minutes of a 150 minute film, how many seconds of the film are left?

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Q5.I have been cooking a stew so far for 159 minutes. The recipe says to cook it for 2 hours and 30 minutes, how much longer do I need to cook the stew for?

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Solving Problems Involving Converting Between Seconds, Minutes and Hours Quiz

Worded problems involving converting between seconds, minutes and hours.

Q1.A movie lasts 1 hour and 12 minutes, how many minutes is the movie in total?

1/5

Q2.It takes me 112 minutes to travel to my nan's house and 1 hour 44 minutes to travel to my cousin's house. Which journey takes the longest?

2/5

Q3.A, B, C and D run a marathon. It takes person A 146 minutes. It takes person B 159 minutes. It takes person C 2 hours and 32 minutes and it takes person D 2 hours 39 minutes. Which two ran the same time?

3/5

Q4.I have so far watched 2 hours and 21 minutes of a 150 minute film, how many seconds of the film are left?

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Q5.I have been cooking a stew so far for 159 minutes. The recipe says to cook it for 2 hours and 30 minutes, how much longer do I need to cook the stew for?

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Lesson summary: Solving problems involving converting between seconds, minutes and hours

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