Use AM and PM Notation and Solve Simple Time Problems (4)

Use am and pm notation and solve simple time problems (ACMMG086)

LO: To use AM and PM notation to solve simple time problems.
Know:

  • that time before noon is AM and after noon is PM
  • simple vocabulary (morning, afternoon, evening)

Understand:

  • that AM and PM are different representations of time.

Do:

  • I can use AM and PM notation to solve simple time problems.

AM/PM Notation

AM and PM are representations of time.

AM means ante meridiem which means before noon.
PM means post meridiem which means after noon.
So any time period that occurs before noon (12:00 midday) is in AM time.
Any time period that occurs after noon (12:00 midday) is in PM time.

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