ELAPSED TIME WORD PROBLEMS WORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

Edgar logged 7 hours 45 minutes at work yesterday. If he finished at 4 : 30 p.m.,  at what time did he begin ?

Solution

Problem 2 :

Ferdinand  started out  on his vacation last Thursday at 5 : 15 a.m. He drove for 14 hours 35 minutes before stopping for the night. At what time did he stop ?

Solution

Problem 3 :

Grady checked out  of work at 10 : 05 p.m after working 6 hours and 45 minutes. When did he check in for work that day ?

Solution

Problem 4 :

Howard took 5 hours 15 minutes to work his shift  at the Peking Duck Company. He started his work at 9 : 50 a.m. At what time did he finish work that day?

Solution

Problem 5 :

Recess began at 11 : 12 am. It ended at 11 : 44 am. How long was recess ?

Solution

Problem 6 :

The assembly started at 3 : 02 pm. It ended at 3 : 58 pm. How long was the assembly ?

Solution

Problem 7 :

Soccer practice began at 8  : 35 am. It ended at 9 : 50 am. How long was soccer practice ?

Solution

Problem 8 :

Our lunch started at 12 : 00 pm. We finished at 1 : 05 pm. How long was our lunch ?

Solution

Problem 9 :

My best friends and I met at the movies at 6 : 45 pm. We were picked up at 8 : 15 pm. How long were we at the movies ?

Solution

Problem 10 :

The exercise video started at 1 : 37 pm. It ended at 2 : 20 pm. How long was the exercise video ?

Solution

Problem 11 :

The game started at 7 : 50 pm. It ended at 10 : 04 pm. How long was the game ?

Solution

Problem 12 :

The dog's nap started at 7 : 14 am and ended at 7 : 57 am. How long was the dog's nap ?

Solution

Answer Key

1) He starts his work at 8 : 45 am.

2) So, he starts his work at 7 : 50 am.

3)  He starts his work at 3 : 20 pm.

4)  So, he finishes his work in 4 hours 35 minutes.

5)  Hence, the recess is 32 minutes.

6) Hence, the duration of assembly time is 56 minutes.

7)  So, time taken for soccer practice is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

8)  Time taken for lunch is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

9)  Time taken for the movie is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

10)  So, duration of the video is 58 minutes

11)  Hence, duration of the game was 2 hours and 14 minutes.

12)  So, it took nap of 43 minutes.

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