Netflix Word Problems
This worksheet is a series of word problems related to scheduling and time management with a theme centered on watching content on Netflix. Students are tasked with calculating the total time for movie marathons, determining the duration of series episodes, and figuring out end times for movies given their start times and lengths. Problems also involve calculating buffering times, understanding time zone differences for release times of shows, and planning viewing schedules for TV series and movie watchlists.
The worksheet is designed to teach students the practical application of addition and subtraction of time, converting between minutes and hours, and understanding the 24-hour clock in the context of managing leisure activities. It helps students practice calculating elapsed time and improves their ability to plan and manage their viewing schedules, skills that are transferable to many real-life situations. The problems also encourage students to become more time-conscious and enhance their ability to perform quick mental math related to time calculations. Additionally, this worksheet introduces students to the concept of time zones and how they affect the availability of programming.