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Day 2 : Difference between two timesDescription: Day 2: Difference between departure and arrival times.
Objective: The purpose of this module is to recall how to find the difference in hours and minutes between two given times (or dates) ...with apologies for the mistake in the video writing 12:50 instead of 12:45
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Finding the difference between two times

Timetables

How many hours and minutes between two times

Times on the same day

A train leaves Dublin at 12:45 and arrives in Cork at 16:50

How long in hours and minutes does this journey take?

Answer:

16:50

-12:45

04:05

Answer : It takes 4 hours and 5 minutes

 

In the exercises, you will be asked to give your answer in the form _h + _m

So the answer that you will give to this question is 4h + 5m

Times on the same day

A train leaves Dublin at 12:50 and arrives in Cork at 16:20

How long in hours and minutes does this journey take?

Answer:

16:20

-12:50

 

1 hour = +60 minutes to borrow to the minutes columns

15:80

-12:50

03:30

 

Answer: 3 hours and 30 minutes

 

In the exercises, you will be asked to give your answer in the form _h + _m

So the answer that you will give to this question is 3h + 30m

 

Times on different days

A train leaves at 12:45 on Friday and arrives at 16:20 on Saturday

How long in hours and minutes does this journey take?

Answer:

16:20 + 1 day

-12:45

 

1 day = +24 hours (to borrow)

40:20

-12:45

 

1 hour = +60 minutes to borrow to the minutes columns

39:80

-12:45

27:35

Answer: 27 hours and 35 minutes

 

In the exercises, you will be asked to give your answer in the form _h + _m

So the answer that you will give to this question is 27h + 35m