The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock when the time is 8.30, is:

 

  • Option 1)

     

    85º

     

  • Option 2)

     

    75º

     

  • Option 3)

     

    60º

     

  • Option 4)

     

    105º

     

  • Option 5)

     

    80º

     

Answers (1)

Formula to calculate angle = (11m/2) - 30h

Where, m = minute & h = hour

So, Angle when the time is 8:30 = (11 x 30/2) - 30 x 8 

                                                      = 165 - 240 => -75 degree

Ignore the negative sign,

Angle = 75 degree

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