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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 the hands go on a clock?

All the hands continuously rotate around the dial in a clockwise direction – in the direction of increasing numbers. … For every rotation of the minute hand, the hour hand will move from one hour mark to the next. The hour hand moves slowest of all, taking twelve hours (half a day) to make a complete rotation.

## Which hand on a clock goes first?

How are the clock hands mounted? As a first step, insert by pressing the hour hand on the h 12, until you reach the stop with the thread. Afterwards, always insert the minute hand on the h 12 until the stop is reached. Finally insert the second hand into the fulcrum of the shaft.

## Why is 12 at the top of the clock?

The reason a new day starts at 12:00 goes back to ancient Egypt when the day was measured using sundials. … The reason that the hands on a clock travel the way they do, or “clockwise,” also goes back to the invention of the sundial in ancient Egypt. Egypt is in the northern hemisphere.

## How do clock hands stand at 11?

In the clock, hands are 11 times opposite to each other in 12 hours and 22 times opposite in a day. The hands in the clock are perpendicular 22 times in 12 and 44 times in one day.

## What do the hands mean on a clock?

The shortest hand indicates the hour, a longer hand indicates the minutes, and the longest arm indicates the seconds. Some analog clocks have only two hands: the shorter hand indicating the hour and the longer hand indicating the minutes.

## Does the big hand on the clock go first?

The large hand on a clock that points to the minutes. It goes once around the clock every 60 minutes (one hour). … (The small hand is the “hour hand” and it is just past 8, so it is 22 past 8.)

## What is the second hand on a clock?

the thing that points to the hour on a clock or watch. The thing that points to the minute is called the minute hand, and the thing that points to the seconds is called the second hand.

## What time is 5p in military time?

Military Time / 24 Hour Time Conversion Chart

Regular Time | Military Time |
---|---|

3:00 p.m. | 1500 or 1500 hours |

4:00 p.m. | 1600 or 1600 hours |

5:00 p.m. | 1700 or 1700 hours |

6:00 p.m. | 1800 or 1800 hours |

## What time does a day end?

Midnight marks the beginning and ending of each day in civil time throughout the world. As the dividing point between one day and another, midnight defies easy classification as either part of the preceding day or of the following day.

## At what hour does the day start?

Every day starts precisely at midnight. AM (ante-meridiem = before noon) starts just after midnight. PM (post-meridiem=after noon) starts just after midday. This means that 12am and 12pm have no meaning.

## 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.

## What is the time between 9 and 10?

At what time between 9 and 10 o’clock will the hands of a watch be together? Explanation: To be together between 9 and 10 o’clock, the minute hand has to gain 45 min.

## What is the time between 7 and 8?

Therefore, between 7 and 8 O’clock, the time in which both the hands are 180° apart is 5 min past 7. Hence, the correct answer is “5 min past 7”.