Elapsed Time Story Problems

1. Jessica puts cookies in the oven at 7:00 A.M. they need to cook for 18 minutes. What time should Jessica take the cookies out of the oven?

2. Sarah rents a movie that is 1 hour and 24 minutes long. She starts watching the movie at 5:00 P.M. What time will the movie end?

3. Michael begins reading his book at 8:00 A.M. He stops reading at 9:04. How long did Michael read his book?

4. Bob left for his grandmother's house at 5:00 A.M. He drove for 2 hours and 22 minutes. What time did he arrive?

5. Paul and Norm worked on a project from 3:00 P.M. to 4:13 P.M. How long did they work on the project?

6. Cassandra's watch says it is 2:00 P.M. She will go to dinner in 3 hours and 20 minutes. What time will she go to dinner?

1. Jenna begins her morning jog at 4:05 a.M. She jogs for 45 minutes. What time is Jenna done jogging?

2. Jake goes for a 1 hour and 15 minute bike ride every day. On Monday, he begins his bike ride at 3:58 P.M. What time will he finish riding his bike?

3. Sylvia works for 8 hours a day at a restaurant. If she begins work at 8:00 A.M., what time will she go home?

4. camille took her cookies out of theo oven at 2:12 P.M. She let them cool on the kitchen table for 20 minutes before she put them on a plate. What time did Camille put her cookies on a plate?

5. Lou arrived at the bank at 7:10 A.M. The sign on the door said: Sorry, we're closed. Bank Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
How long will Lou have to wait for the bank to open?

Welcome to Sullivan's Hardware Store
Store Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:00 A. M. to 8:00 P.M.
9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
11:00 A.M. to 4:50 P.M.

a. How many hours is Sullivan's Hardware Store open on Friday?

b. How long is Sullivan's open on Saturday?

c. Dennis arrived at Sullivan's at 10:15 A.M. on Saturday. How long will he have to wait for the store to open?

d. Suppose it is 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday. How much longer will the store be open?

e. Suppose it is 6:30 P.M. on Saturday. How long ago did the store close?

f. Suppose it is 4:30 on Friday. Janice wants to go to the hardware store. it will take her 35 minutes to drive to the store from home. can she make it before the store closes?
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