# What points to the hour on an analog clock?

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## How are hours shown on an analog clock?

Students learn that when telling time to the hour on an analog clock, the minute hand is on the 12 and the hour hand is on the hour. They say the hour first and then “o’clock”. For example, if the hour hand is on the 4 and the minute hand is on the 12, they say 4 o’clock.

## What does 3/30 look like on the 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.

## How minutes are in a hour?

There are 60 minutes in 1 hour. To convert from minutes to hours, divide the number of minutes by 60. For example, 120 minutes equals 2 hours because 120/60=2.

## How many times will be minute hand rotates in one hour?

In one hour, the minute hand makes one revolution and the second hand goes round 60 times. This means that, in one hour, the second hand passes over the minute hand 60 – 1 = 59 times and the two are also in line (but with 180 degrees between them) 59 times.

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## How do I teach half the hour?

-Place the hour hand, or the shorter hand, on the clock half way between 1 and 2. -Place the minute hand, or the longer hand, on the clock directly pointing at 6. -Tell the students that the minute hand is always on the 6 for the half hour. -Tell the students that the clock says one thirty.

## Is it half hour or half an hour?

half-hour” is commonly written with a dash (hyphen) and is a distinct word in the dictionary. So, “a half-hour” = 30 minutes = “half an hour”. In Australia we say ‘half an hour’. You might hear ‘a half hour’, but it would sound stilted.

## How many minutes are there between each number on a clock?

On this basis we say:

These 12 parts are further divided into 60 small divisions. So, there are 5 small divisions between any two numbers on the clock face. The minute hand takes 5 minutes to move from one number to the next number. We have learnt how to read the time correct to 5 minutes.

## What does 1/30 look like on an analog 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.

## What is the angle between hour hand and minute hand of a clock at 3 30 Mcq?

so hour hand moves by 10 degrees every 20 mins. so angle between hour and min hand at 3.20 is 30 – 10 = 20 degrees.

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