# Find the number of right angles turned through by the hour hand of a clock when it goes from

(a) 3 to 6

(b) 2 to 8

(c) 5 to 11

(d) 10 to 1

(e) 12 to 9

(f) 12 to 6

**Solution:**

We will be using the concepts of revolution and clockwise rotation to solve this.

**(a)** 3 to 6 - The hour hand turns through 1 right angle starting from 3 to 6.

**(b)** 2 to 8 - The hour hand turns through 2 right angles starting from 2 to 8.

**(c)** 5 to 11- The hour hand turns through 2 right angles starting from 5 to 11.

**(d)** 10 to 1 - The hour hand turns through 1 right angle starting from 10 to 1.

**(e)** 12 to 9 - The hour hand turns through 3 right angles starting from 12 to 9.

**(f)** 12 to 6 - The hour hand turns through 2 right angles starting from 12 to 6.

NCERT Solutions Class 6 Maths Chapter 5 Exercise 5.2 Question 5

## Find the number of right angles turned through by the hour hand of a clock when it goes from (a) 3 to 6 (b) 2 to 8 (c) 5 to 11 (d) 10 to 1 (e) 12 to 9 (f) 12 to 6

**Summary:**

The number of right angles turned through by the hour hand of a clock when it goes from (a) 3 to 6, (b) 2 to 8, (c) 5 to 11, (d) 10 to 1, (e) 12 to 9, (f) 12 to 6, are (a) 1, (b) 2, (c) 2, (d) 1, (e) 3, and (f) 2 respectively.

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