A wall clock shows the time as 12hr.15mts. Then what will be the angle between the two hands of the clock?

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lit24 is the closest to being correct. If the hour hand did NOT move at all until one o'clock, the answer would be 90 degrees. However, the hour hand also moves continuously. You can calculate the exact angle: the minute hand is at the 3, when it is 15 minutes...

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lit24 is the closest to being correct. If the hour hand did NOT move at all until one o'clock, the answer would be 90 degrees. However, the hour hand also moves continuously. You can calculate the exact angle: the minute hand is at the 3, when it is 15 minutes past. The hour hand will be 1/4 of the way between 12 and 1.  1/4 of those 5 minutes will be 1 and 1/4 "minutes" after the 12. Each "minute" on the clock corresponds to 6 degrees of the way around the circle of the clock, if you consider the clock as 360 degrees. Therefore, 1 and 1/4 minutes is equal to 7 1/2 degrees. Subtract that from 90, and you get 82 1/2 degrees.

Answer: 82.5 degrees.

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