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How many times in a day the hands of a clock are straight?

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October 06, 2008 4:04PM

the hands of a clock are straight

1)when they overlap & face the same direction &

2)when the overlap & face opposite directions

this hapns evry 65 min(approx)for each case

=>in 1 day 24 hrs=> 24x60 min

therefore each case hapns (24x60)/65 times each day................= 22(approx)

therefore total # of times = 22+ 22=44