How come "quarter past 2" is 2:15 and not 2:25?

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1/4 of 60 minutes is 15 minutes. 25 minutes is 5/12 of an hour. COME ON MAN!!! Your name here is "SmartAZ."

I have no idea who that broad in the pic is.

That confuses me, too.

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its a quarter of 60 minutes not 100 duhhhhhhh

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