Finding Starting Time
Determine the starting time for each problem.
A n s w e r s
It takes 3 hours and 5 minutes to get from Olivia's house to
her aunt's house. If she arrives at her aunt's house at 5:30
what time did Olivia leave her house?
Billy was invited to a birthday party that ended at 2:55. If
it lasted 1 hour and 25 minutes what time did the party
The school football game ended at 7:40. If the game lasted
1 hour and 10 minutes, what time did it start?
Oliver was reading a book for 1 hour and 5 minutes. If it
was 4:00 when he finally finished the book, what time was
it when he started reading?
Wendy's parents got back from shopping at 4:00. If they
had been gone for 1 hour and 45 minutes, what time did
they originally leave?
George spent 3 hours looking for his missing cat. If he
finally found it at 4:00 what time did was it when he
originally started looking?
John spent 1 hour and 20 minutes outside cleaning up his
yard. If it was 8:00 when he finished, what time did John
start cleaning his yard?
Henry's father spent 3 hours and 30 minutes working on
his truck. If it was 5:20 when he stopped working, what
time was it when he originally started?
Bianca went to the town carnival. She ended up staying for
2 hours and 45 minutes. If Bianca left the carnival at 8:10,
what time did she originally get there?
Tiffany was helping her mom cook dinner. If they finished
at 4:30 and had spent 2 hours and 55 minutes cooking,
what time did they start?
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