Time Word Problems
Consider this situation:
After getting up in the morning, Annie got ready and had her breakfast in 38 minutes. Then she reached her office in 43 minutes at 8:53 A.M.
Let's find the time when she woke up.
It took Annie 38 minutes to get ready and have breakfast. Also, she took 43 minutes to reach office.
Let’s find the total time taken in getting ready for office and reaching office.
38 minutes + 43 minutes = 81 minutes
Now, 81 minutes = 60 minutes + 21 minutes = 1 hour and 21 minutes
To find the time at which Annie woke up, find 1 hour and 21 minutes before 8:53 A.M.
1 hour and 21 minutes before 8:53 P.M. is 7:32 A.M.
So, Annie woke up at 7:32 A.M.
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The correct answer is
The smallest number is the one that comes first while counting.
To arrange the given numbers in order from smallest to greatest, find the smallest number among all the given numbers.
21 is the smallest number.