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Got the Time?

DIRECTIONS: Read each of the story problems below. Pay special attention to the times mentioned in each story. Answer the question at the end of each story problem.
  1. Mara had an appointment at Dr. Sanchez's office yesterday at 11:30 a.m. The doctor called her into his office right on time. She was out of there 25 minutes later. What time did Mara leave the doctor's office?

  2. Patrick stopped at Sylvia's Soup and Salad for lunch. He stayed there until he had to leave to meet his friend, Manuel, at the library. They were meeting at 1:30 p.m. The library is a 20-minute walk from Sylvia's. What time did Patrick have to leave the restaurant in order to get to the library right on time?

  3. Tarana and Malik are going to march in the big city parade on Saturday. They have to be at the parade an hour before it starts. The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. If it takes 25 minutes to walk to the starting point of the parade, what time will Tarana and Malik have to leave home in order to be there right on time?

  4. Cara, the owner of Cara's Cookie Jar, has to bake 12 large pans of chocolate chip cookies before she leaves for the day. She can bake two pans of cookies at a time. Cara knows that for perfect cookies each pan must bake for 15 minutes -- no more, no less. If she starts baking at 5:45 p.m., what is the earliest she can close up shop?

  5. Nicholas has a busy day planned today. He will meet his friend, Alex, at the arcade. That is a 15-minute walk from home. They will stay at the arcade for an hour. Then they will take a 10-minute walk over to the park. The first thing they will do there is to grab a hot dog from Dave's Dogs hot dog truck. If Nicholas left home at 10:00 a.m., what time did he and Alex get in line for a hot dog?

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