# What is the rotational speed of the hour hand on a clock?

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The Hour hand has an angular velocity of 1/1440 of an RPM. By the way an RPM is 2 Pi radians per minute. And the tangential velocity cannot be computed without knowing the length of the radius of the hand.

## What is the speed of hour hand of a clock?

The hour hand of a normal 12-hour analogue clock turns 360° in 12 hours (720 minutes) or 0.5° per minute. The minute hand rotates through 360° in 60 minutes or 6° per minute.

## What is the angular velocity of the hand of a clock?

Hence, the angular velocity of the minute hand on a clock is π1800rad/s.

## What is the angular speed of the hour hand in radians second?

Its angular velocity is π30 radians per second (about 0.105 radians/s.

## Is the angular speed of the hour hand of a clock greater than less than or equal to the angular speed of the minute hand?

The hour hand of a watch takes 12h to complate one rotation i.e. T1=12 hour. And the earth takes 24 hours to rotate once around its axis, i.e. T2=24 hour. i.e., angular speed of hour hand is greater than the angular speed of earth around its axis.

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## Is the angular speed of rotation of hour hand?

Hour-hand of a watch completes one rotation in 12 hours, while earth completes one rotation in 24 hours. So angular velocity of hour-hand is double the angular velocity of the earth. This is because ω = 2 π T , where T is the time taken to complete one rotation and ω is the angular velocity.

## How do you find the angular velocity of a clock?

There are 2*pi radians in a complete circle, so imagine the minute hand moving around a circular clock. It completes a full rotation around that circular clock in 60 minutes. So the angular speed of the minute hand is 2 * pi / 60 = pi / 30 = (approximately) 0.10472 radians/minute.

## How do you find angular speed?

Angular speed: ω=θt where omega ω is the symbol for angular speed, θ is the angle of rotation expressed in radian measure, and t is the time to complete the rotation. Linear speed: v=rω where v is the linear speed, r is the radius, and ω is the angular speed.

## How do you find the angular velocity of the hour hand?

Time rate of change of angular displacement is angular velocity.

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