Clock hand angle ridle


An analog clock showing 3:15. What is the angle between the minute hand and hour hand?

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    7.5 degrees

    iamritz1 Starter Answered on 23rd August 2018.
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    The hour hand moves 90 degrees to reach 3:00.  The minute hand is moving at 5.5 degrees per minute relatively to the hour hand. In 15 minutes, the minute hand will cover 5.5*15 degrees =  82.5 degrees. Difference between the hour hand and the minute hand: 90 – 82.5 = 7.5 degrees.

    daddy_is_home Starter Answered on 25th August 2018.
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