It’s a quarter to 3 (Official clock system).

02:45

It’s a quarter to 3.

Correct answer

03:15

It’s a quarter past 3.

Error: mirror minute hand about the vertical axis

02:51

It’s 9 to 3.

Error: read minutes as hours with ‘past’ or ‘to’

09:45

It’s a quarter to 10.

Error: quarter to 10