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The hands of a clock point in opposite directions (in the same straight line) 11 times in every 12 hours. (Because between 5 and 7 they point in opposite directions at 6 o’clock only). So, in a day, the hands point in the opposite directions 22 times. The answer is 48 times.

## How many times hands of a clock are straight in a day?

How many times in a day, the hands of a clock are straight? Explanation: In 12 hours, the hands coincide or are in opposite direction 22 times. In 24 hours, the hands coincide or are in opposite direction 44 times a day.

## How long are the hands on a clock?

One of them is the long hand. The other is the short hand. The short hand shows the hours and is called the hour hand. The long hand shows the minutes and is called the minute hand.

## What are the hands of a clock?

A clock has numbers and hands. The long hand is called the minute hand. The short hand is called the hour hand. The long hand is pointing to the 12.

## How many times are the hands of a clock makes 72 in a day?

It therefore follows that, the second time they overlap, the minute hand would have completed two more laps than the hour hand. We can conclude that, for n overlaps, . Since we have 24 hours in a day, we can solve the above equation for n… Thus, the hands of a clock overlap 22 times per day.

## How many times in 24 hours are the hands of a clock in straight line but opposite in direction?

Hour hands and Minutes hands of a clock point in opposite directions (in the same straight line) 11 times in every 12 hours(Because between 5 and 7 they point in opposite directions at 6 o’ clock only) so in a day the hands point in the opposite directions 22 times.

## What is the long hand on the clock?

The large hand on a clock that points to the minutes. It goes once around the clock every 60 minutes (one hour). Example: in the clock on the left, the minute hand is just past the “4”, and if you count the little marks from “12” it shows that it is 22 minutes past the hour.

## How do you measure clock hands?

Clock hands are listed with the minute hand length, measured from the middle of the mounting hole to the tip of the hand. The length of the hour hand will correspond with the minute hand so you don’t need to measure the hour hand.

## Why are they called clock hands?

They do resemble pointing hands; especially the classic style of hour hand. Yes, they’re thinner than human hands, but they point: Etymonline says this usage of hand is over 400 years old: Clock and watch sense is from 1570s.

## What are the wheels in a clock called?

The going train is the main gear train of the timepiece. It consists of the wheels that transmit the force of the timepiece’s power source, the mainspring or weight, to the escapement to drive the pendulum or balance wheel.

## What is the third hand on a clock called?

Strangely, the third hand on a clock is called the “second hand”. That’s not so strange when one notes that its purpose is to indicate the passage of seconds as units of time. The seeming anomaly is similar to that of the “minute hand”, which is in actuality the biggest hand.

## How many times are the hands of a clock makes 27 in a day?

The hands of a clock point in opposite directions (in the same straight line) 11 times in every 12 hours. (Because between 5 and 7 they point in opposite directions at 6 o’clcok only). So, in a day, the hands point in the opposite directions 22 times.

## How many times the hands of clock make 90?

In other words, the minute hand “overtakes” the hour hand on 44 occasions in 24 hours in order to give a 90 degree angle. Therefore the answer to your question is 44.

## What is the time between 5.30 and 6?

At 5 o’clock, the hands are 25 min. spaces apart. To be at right angles and that too between 5.30 and 6, the minute hand has to gain (25 + 15) = 40 min.