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What is the angle between the two hands of a clock when the time shown by the clock is 5:30 p.m.?

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What is the angle between the two hands of a clock when the time shown by the clock is 5:30 p.m.?
posted Aug 15, 2018 by anonymous

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Angle of hour hand from the 12 position at 5:30 = 5.5×360/12 =165°
Angle of minute hand from the 12 position at 5:30 = 180°
Therefore the angle between the minute and hour hand
= 180° - 165° = 15°.

answer Aug 15, 2018 by Tejas Naik



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