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## Which clock has three hands?

The three hands are one above the other at exactly **12:00**.

## Why there are 3 hands on the clock?

The hands are second hand, minute hand and hour hand. Explanation: … The minute hands complete the 1 round from 12 to 12 in 60 minutes or 1 hour. And the hour hand **complete total two rounds in a day** or in 24 hours.

## Does a clock have 3 hands?

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

## How many times does an hour hand in 12 hour clock rotate a day?

hour hand will rotate **2 full times in a** day. minute hand will rotate 24 full times in a day. second hand will rotate 1440 full times in a day.

## Which hand is on a clock?

The short hand shows the hours and is called **the hour hand**. The long hand shows the minutes and is called the minute hand. The face of the clock is called the dial.

## Why are clock hands called Hands?

**Clocks originally had only an hour hand**, and maybe the original hour hand did look more like a hand, like the one in the picture. So that’s probably where hand came from; when minute and second hands were added, they took on the same name, though thinner shapes.

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

The fourth hand is a 24 hour hand that is **used to tell the hour in another time zone**. The fourth hand can be set independent of the hour hand to measure another time zone and with the rotating bezel a third time zone can be measured.