### Telling the time – Quarter past and Quarter to

**Tags:**Time for class III, How to read quarter past and quarter to time, How to calculate time duration in quarters, Telling the time – quarter past and quarter to, Telling time quarter past and quarter to worksheet PDF for class 3, Clock and time practice page, Time lessons, Examples, Illustration, How to read quarter time, Minute, Hour hand, 1 hour = 60 minutes.**Telling the time – Quarter past and Quarter to**We know that minute hand complete 1 round of the clock in 1 hour i.e. 60 minutes. Face of clock can be divided into 4 quarter each equals to 15 minutes (60 minutes divided by 4). So, in quarter hour i.e. 15 minutes, minute hand moves 1 quarter of the clock face.

__Quarter Past__Here, the hour hand is between 1 and 2 but closer to 1 whereas minute hand is at 3. Minute hand moved 1 quarter of the face of the clock. So, time is 1:15 or quarter past 1.

__Quarter to__Here, the hour hand is between 1 and 2 but closer to 2 whereas minute hand is at 9. Minute hand moved 3 quarter of the face of the clock. So, time is 1:45 (15 + 15 + 15 = 45) or quarter to 2.

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