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What is the degree measure of the smaller angle between the hour hand and the minute hand of a clock at exactly 2:30 p.m. on a 12-hour analog clock?

Jul 6, 2021

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The minutes hand would be on the 6, and the hours hand would be halfway between 2 and 3, because 30 is half of 60.

A circle is 360 degrees, so each gap between the numbers is 30 degrees each.

$30 \cdot 3.5 = 105$, so the answer is 105 degrees

Jul 6, 2021