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# The hour hand on a clock moves one half of a degree every minute how many degrees will the hand move in one hour?

Updated: 10/10/2023

AznEyez

Lvl 1
15y ago

the hour hand moves 30 degrees in every hour, the minute hand moves 6 degrees each minute Clocks hand moves 1/60 of a degree every minute

1 hour = 60 minutes

60 * 1/60 = 1

The clocks hand move 1 degree an hour

Wiki User

15y ago

Wiki User

12y ago

The minute hand moves 6 degrees in one minute.

Math:

In 60 minutes the hand moves completely around the clock which is 360 degrees.

So you take 360° divided by 60 in order to get 6° it moves in 1 minute.

Wiki User

15y ago

On a normal 12-hour clock, the hour hand moves thru 360° in 12 hours, 360° in 720 minutes, or ½° every minute. In an hour's time, the hour hand moves 30°.

Wiki User

14y ago

6 degrees

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