15 minutes: 15 minutes before (a stated hour) It is now (a) quarter to four.

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### What is a quarter after 4?

A quarter is 1/4 of a number. There are 60 minutes in an hour and 15 is one quarter or 1/4th of 60. So a quarter past 4 means it is 4:15, either am or pm depending on the time of day!

### What time is quarter to 3?

So, if it’s 2:45, it’s a quarter to three, etc.

### What is quarter clock?

The word “quarter” means one-fourth. When we say, “A quarter past 6,” we mean one-fourth of an hour past 6 o’clock, or 15 minutes past 6. When we say, “A quarter till 6,” we mean one-fourth of an hour till 6 o’clock, or 15 minutes till 6. When we say, “Half-past 6,” we mean a half-hour.

### What time is quarter to 5?

At minute 45, we say it’s “quarter to” the next hour. For example, at 5:45, we say it’s “quarter to six” (or 15 minutes before 6:00). At minute 30, we say it’s “half past”.

### What is quarter past in time?

Definition of (a) quarter past

: 15 minutes after (a stated hour) The alarm went off at (a) quarter past six.

### What’s a quarter to 1?

a quarter of an hour=15. Therefore, quarter to one would be 15 minutes before one, or 12:45.

### What is a half past 8?

Similarly half after eight = 8:30 in some parts of the USA, while they say half past eight or eight thirty elsewhere. There various ways to say 8:45 – quarter of nine is used in some areas of the USA, and quarter til nine, quarter to nine, or eight forty-five in others.

### What time is quarter of 8?

When you are telling the time, you use quarter to talk about the fifteen minutes before or after an hour. For example, 8:15 is quarter after eight or quarter past eight and 8:45 is a quarter of or a quarter to nine.

### How do you read quarter time?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvrPpRMsQm4

### What time is quarter to two?

It means 15 minutes ( one quarter or one fourth of an hour ) before 2 o’clock — where two o’clock can be 0200h or 1400h. So 0145h or 1345h.

### What time is quarter after 1?

Quarter past twelve is the same as 12:15. The minute hand has moved a quarter way around the clock. Doesn’t it look like a quarter of a circle? Quarter past 1, quarter past 2 and quarter past 3 are all ways of describing 1:15, 2:15 and 3:15.

### Is it quarter to or quarter till?

We can see that one-fourth of 60 minutes is 15 minutes. The word “quarter” means one-fourth. When we say, “A quarter past 6,” we mean one-fourth of an hour past 6 o’clock, or 15 minutes past 6. When we say, “A quarter till 6,” we mean one-fourth of an hour till 6 o’clock, or 15 minutes till 6.

### How do you say clock in English?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fCcdzHj7fg

### How do you say 4 45 in English?

A ‘quarter’ can replace ’15 minutes’. It can be used with ‘to’ or ‘past’ depending on its situation. Ex: It’s a quarter to 5 ( 4:45 ). It’s a quarter past 5 (5:15).

### What number is a quarter of 40?

10

One-quarter of 40 is 10. Because one-quarter is equal to the fraction 1/4, we can find one-quarter of a number by finding 1/4 of that number, or by…

### How do you tell time?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnA67qAo09E

### How many quarters are in a clock?

4 quarters

know that a clock is made up of 4 quarters • know that a clock is made up of 2 halves • know the time is read ‘past the hour’ and ‘to the hour’.

### How do you teach quarter time?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4FM63VpfmU

### What does half nine mean in UK?

14. , 35+ years in editorial & publishing, British speaker, work in American English. In English, “half nine” means 9:30 — as in half past nine: as in half of the whole 9 o’clock hour.

### What time is quarter to nine?

As a non-native speaker, I consider a quarter past nine (9:15) and a quarter to nine (8:45) easy to understand.

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