# You asked: What are the hands on a clock?

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## What are the 3 hands on a clock?

A clock has three hands! The hour hand, minute hand and second hand.

## What are the two hands 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.

## What is the hour hand on a clock?

: the short hand that marks the hours on the face of a watch or clock.

## Why are the hands on a clock called Hands?

The point is that they point, like a hand. Human hands can be used as a sundial, dividing daytime into 12 equal “hours.” You have to go outside to do this: Strerch one arm straight out in front of you. … My guess is the pointers on the clock got their name from their being a timekeeping replacement for the human hand.

## Does a clock have 2 or 3 hands?

A clock has a hand to indicate the hour. A CLOCK HAS THREE HANDS.

## What does 3/30 look like on a clock?

3:30 looks like this:

The short hand points at a little past 3, the long hand points to 6. The short hand tells us that the hour is 3. The long hand tells us that it’s 30 minutes after 3. 3:30 is between 3:00 and 4:00.

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## What time is it when the big hand is on 6?

If the little hand at 12 o’clock tells us it is ‘o’clock then the big hand at the number six tells us it is half past the hour.

## How minutes are in an hour?

Since there are 60 minutes in one hour, that’s the conversion ratio used in the formula.