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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 212 marks between 8 and 9. The angle between 6 and 8 is 60° and the angle 212 min. space is 15°. Hence total angle between two hands is 75°


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