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# What is the difference in the degree measures of the angles

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What is the difference in the degree measures of the angles [#permalink]  31 Jan 2019, 15:56
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What is the difference in the degree measures of the angles formed by the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock at 12:35 and 12:36? ​

A) 1°

B) ​5°

C) ​5.5°

D) ​6°

E) ​30°
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Re: What is the difference in the degree measures of the angles [#permalink]  27 May 2019, 12:48
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What is the difference in the degree measures of the angles formed by the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock at 12:35 and 12:36? ​

A) 1°

B) ​5°

C) ​5.5°

D) ​6°

E) ​30°

Difference in minute hands = 1 min = 360/60 = 6 degree
Difference between hour hands = 360/(12*60) = 0.5 degree
So, answer = 6-0.5 = 5.5 degree
Re: What is the difference in the degree measures of the angles   [#permalink] 27 May 2019, 12:48
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