Calculate Elapsed Time

Elapsed time is how long something has taken. 

To calculate elapsed time =>
1. Count on in minutes from the earlier time to the nearest hour.
2. Count on in hours to the hour nearest to the later time.
3. Count in minutes to reach the later time.
Add together to get the elapsed time.

Example 1 => How long is it between 3.55pm and 5.03pm?
Add the times together => 5 minutes + 1 hour + 3 minutes = 1 hour 8 minutes

Example 2 => How long is it between 9.25am and 1.10pm?
Add the times together => 35 minutes + 3 hours + 10 minutes = 3 hours 45 minutes.

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