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Through what angle does the minute hand of a clock turn in 12 minutes of time?

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07/05/2012

Well, the minute hand traverses 360 degrees in 1 hour.

Or 360 degrees/60 minutes = 6 degrees per minute.

So 12 minutes = 6 x 12=72 degrees in 12 minutes.

[Remember 15 minutes = 90 degrees.]