Solving Elapsed Time Problems - Quiz & Worksheet


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1. Alex says that he started doing calculus when he was seven years old. He was born in 1978. If he is correct, in which year did he start doing calculus?

2. You are expected to do one hour and 15 minutes of math homework. You look up at the clock, which shows the time is 6:40. You started at 5:10. How long have you been doing your homework, and are you done with your expected time?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of solving elapsed time problems. You will need to know how to solve an elapsed time problem when given a later time and an earlier time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be assessed on:

  • Facts about elapsed time problems
  • Solve practice problem when given elapsed time and earlier time
  • Work problem solving for elapsed time and determine if a deadline is met

Skills Practiced

In this lesson, you will practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding elapsed time problems and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to solve elapsed time problem when given a later time and an earlier time in an example
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of elapsed time
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important facts from the related lesson on elapsed time

Additional Learning

For more information on these types of problems, take a look at lesson called Solving Elapsed Time Problems. These are the objectives covered in this lesson:

  • Explain units of time
  • Know the elapsed time equation
  • Describe the problem solving process
  • Use times of day in elapsed time problems