# You asked: What kind of clock has three hands?

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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.

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## 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.