Maharashtra State BoardHSC Science (Electronics) 11th
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Answer the following : Show that the minute-hand of clock gains 5°30' on the hour-hand in one minute. - Mathematics and Statistics

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Answer the following : 

Show that the minute-hand of clock gains 5°30' on the hour-hand in one minute.

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Solution

Angle made by hour-hand in one minute

= `(360°)/(12xx60)=(1/2)^circ`

Angle made by minute-hand in one minute

= `(360°)/60` = 6°

∴ gain of minute-hand on the hour-hand in one minute = 6° − `((1)/2)^circ = (5 1/2)^circ` = 5°30'

Concept: Measures of Angles
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Balbharati Mathematics and Statistics 1 (Arts and Science) 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1 Angle and its Measurement
Miscellaneous Exercise 1 | Q 2. II (08) | Page 13
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