It’s 2 pm. how many degrees are in the angle between the hour and minute hand?
A clock has a total of 12 divisions of total measure of angle 360º.
Answer: At 2 PM, there is 60 degrees angle between the hour and minute hand.
The angle between any two divisions is 30º.
At 2 pm, Divisions between the hour hand and minute hand is 2.
That means minute hand and hour hand are 10 minutes apart.
1 hour or 60 minutes are equivalent to 360 degrees.
Therefore, 10 minutes are equivalent to 360/60 = 60 degrees.