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How many degrees are there in the angle between the hour and minute hands of a clock when the time is a quarter past 3?

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How many degrees are there in the angle between the hour and minute hands of a clock when the time is a quarter past 3?
posted Aug 9, 2017 by Bharat Kumar

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Minute hand on 3 and hour hand passes 3 as man degrees as 30/(60/15) degrees= 7.5 degrees

answer Jul 9, 2018 by Hanifa Mammadov
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7.5 degrees.

The minute hand is pointing directly at the '3'. The hour hand is 1/4 of the way between the '3' and '4'. Since there are 12 numbers the angle between each number is 30 degrees. So the angle between the hands are 30 degrees * 1/4 = 7.5 degrees.

answer Sep 11, 2018 by Pardeep Kohli
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