# It's 3 pm. How many degrees are in the angle between the hour and minute hand?

**Solution:**

A clock subtends an angle of 360° at the center.

We know that a clock is divided into 12 sections

12 units represent a complete angle of 360°

So, 1 unit represents 360/12 = 30°

We have to find the angle between the hour and minute hand at 3pm

Number of units between the hour and minute hand at 3pm = 3

Angle between the hour and minute hand = 3 × 30°

Therefore, the angle is 90°

## It's 3 pm. How many degrees are in the angle between the hour and minute hand?

**Summary:**

It's 3 pm. The angle between the hour hand and minute hand is 90°.

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