How to read a Clock
5Put all the information together. If the short hand is between 7 and 8 and the long hand is on the 4 then it is 7:20. If the third hand is on the 8, then it's 7:20 and forty seconds.
Tips:Some clocks use Roman numerals or other symbols instead of numbers. That doesn't mean you have to understand what those symbols mean; just remember that the numeral at the top is twelve, then count each numeral as a number.
Warnings:Don't confuse the long and short hands. Think of it as backwards- the short hand is the longer period of time (hour) and the long hand is the shorter period of