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Time word problems with number line


The number line shows when Mahmoud starts and finishes playing soccer.
A number line labeled 9:15 to 10:00 with tick marks every 1 unit. A point labeled start appears at 3 tick marks after 9:15, and a point labeled finish appears 3 ticks marks before 10:00.
How long did Mahmoud play soccer?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0.75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3/5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7/4
  • a mixed number, like 1 3/4