face or dial of watch is a circle whose circumference is divided into
60 equal parts, called minute spaces
Hand and Minute Hand:A
clock has two hands, the smaller one is called the hour hand or short
hand while the larger one is called minute handor long hand.
60 minutes, the minute hand gains 55 minutes on the hour on the
every hour, both the hands coincide once.
hands are in the same straight line when they are coincident or
opposite to each other.
the two hands are at right angles, they are 15 minute spaces apart.
the hands are in opposite directions, they are 30 minute spaces
traced by hour hand in 12 hrs = 360°
traced by minute hand in 60 min. = 360°.
a watch or a clock indicates 8.15, when the correct time is 8, it
is said to be 15 minutes too fast.
the other hand, if it indicates 7.45, when the correct time is 8,
it is said to be 15 minutes too slow.