# What does 1/30 look like on an analog clock?

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## What does 12/30 look like on an analog clock?

12:30 looks like this:

The short hand points at a little past 12. The long hand points to 6. The short hand tells us that the hour is 12. The long hand tells us that it’s 30 minutes after 12:00.

## What is 30 on a clock?

The minute hand on the clock will point at 15 minutes, allowing us to calculate it’s position on the circle. Since there are 12 hours on the clock, each hour mark is 30 degrees.

## What does 3/15 look like on an analog clock?

On an analog clock, 3:xx means that the hour hand is pointing just past the 3. Since the hour hand moves 360° in 12 hours, that is 30° in one hour, or 7.5° in 15 minutes. The minute hand is pointing to the 3 (for 15 minutes) since it moves 360° in 60 minutes. That is, 90° in 15 minutes.

## Why is it called analog clock?

A clock or watch is called “analog” when it has moving hands and (usually) hours marked from 1 to 12 to show you the time. Some have Roman Numerals (I, II, III, etc) instead, or no numbers at all! In other words: not a digital clock.

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## What does 1/30 look like on the clock?

We just learned that at 1:30, the hour hand will be in between the 1 and the 2! ? Yes, the minute hand will spin halfway around the clock in half an hour. At 1:30, analog clocks look like this: Even though the minute hand points to the 6, it does NOT mean that it’s 1:06.

## Why are analog clocks important?

While there may be few instances in which children have to rely on being able to read an analog clock, analog clocks help children understand the passage of time because they have hands that are consistently moving. Analog clocks also show time in multiples of five, which is not as transparent with digital clocks.

## How many times a day does the minute hand move around the clock?

So minute hand moves 24 times around clock in one day.

## What is the angle between the two hands at 3 15?

7.5 degrees For every 360 degrees the little hand moves, the big hand moves 30 degrees; therefore, when the little hand moves 90 degrees (to the 15 minute mark), the big hand moves 7.5 degrees.