It’s 5 to 3 (Official clock system).

02:55

It’s 5 to 3.

Correct answer

03:05

It’s 5 past 3.

Error: mirror minute hand about the vertical axis

02:49

It’s 11 to 3.

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

11:10

It’s 10 past 11.

Error: confuse hour and minute hands