What Time it is?

To tell what time it is? And how we need to see a time clock?

Time – A.M. and P.M.

There are 24 hours in a day. 

The face of a clock has numerals from 1 to 12. 

The hour hand takes two full rounds in 24 hours time clock. 

The first round of the hour hand completes at 12 o'clock midday, also called 12 noon.

The second round of the hour completes at 12 o'clock midnight. 

The hours from midnight to noon are known as a.m.

The hours from noon to midnight are known as p.m.

These hours are in the afternoon, evening or night. 

a.m. or A.M. stands for Ante Meridian 

p.m. or P.M. stands for Post Meridian

We do not write a.m. or p.m. with 12 o'clock. It is written as 12 noon and 12 midnight.

What Time it is?

There is no o'clock written with a.m. or p.m. 8 o'clock in the morning is written as 8 : 00 a.m. 2 hours after noon is written as 2 : 00 p.m.

The hours and minutes are separated by a colon (:)

Related Concepts

Units for Measuring Length

Measuring Instruments

To Measure the Length of a Line-segment

Perimeter of a Figure

Unit of Mass or Weight

Examples on Unit of Mass or Weight

Units for The Measurement of Capacity

Examples on Measurement of Capacity

Measurement of Time

Read a Watch or a Clock

Antemeridian (a.m.) or Postmeridian (p.m.)

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Time in Hours and Minutes

24 Hour Clock

Units of Time

Examples Units of Time

Time Duration


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Calendar Guides us to Know

4th Grade Math Activities

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