Operations with Time

Directions: Use the digits 1 to 9, at most one time each, to fill in the boxes to make a time that is 4:37 pm.


How do we find out how many minutes it will be after a certain time? What part of the time represents the hour?
What part of the time represents the minutes?


There are many possible answers including anything where the time is at least ## minutes after 4:37 pm.

The earliest possible start time is 85 minutes after 3:12 pm.

Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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  1. I love this question!
    An excellent extension is to challenge students to find all possible solutions.

  2. This was easy (no offense)

  3. Cecilia Calvo Pesce

    Possible start times
    85 minutes after 3:12 pm and 82 minutes after 3:15 pm
    79 minutes after 3:18 pm and 78 minutes after 3:19 pm
    76 minutes after 3:21 pm and 71 minutes after 3:26 pm
    69 minutes after 3:28 pm and 68 minutes after 3:29 pm
    And my favorite solutions
    56 minutes after 3:41, 51 minutes after 3:46 pm, 46 minutes after 3:51 pm and 41 minutes after 3:56 pm

  4. Wow! this help me to get better at time!And now I love time .

  5. John Birnstengel

    34 minutes after 4:00 p.m

  6. You will never know

    34 minutes after 4:00 p.m

    P.s I did not copy yours john

  7. bgdhuqgduywgdy8q

    you guys are both wrong, it says 1-9, so you cant use zero and even if you could use zero you both used it twice so that also makes it wrong.

  8. Taeyang Miller

    10 minutes after 2:27

  9. 37 minutes after 4

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