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### Question

At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined when it is half past 8?

**A**

70°

**B**

80°

**C**

75°

**D**

60°

**Soln.**

**Ans: c**

At half past 8 the minute hand points to wards 6 and the hour hand points towards 2^{1}⁄_{2} marks between 8 and 9. The angle between 6 and 8 is 60° and the angle 2^{1}⁄_{2} min. space is 15°. Hence total angle between two hands is 75°