all have seen three hands on the face of clock. The hour hand tells time in
hours, minute hand tells the time in minutes and second hand tells time in
are 12 major divisions marked on the clock. Each big division marked on the
clock has five small divisions and each small division stands for 1 minute.
the minute hand moves from 1 big division to the next big division, 5 minutes
are 12 major divisions and each division stand for 5 minutes, so we can say 1
hour = 12 x 5 = 60 minutes.
Reading time in hours and minutes
hour hand is at 10.
hand is at 2 which show (2 x 5 = 10 minutes).
time is 10 hours 10 minutes.
of the face of the clock shows number of minutes to the next hour and right
half of the clock shows number of minutes past the hour.
hour hand is between 2 and 3.
hand is at 10 which show (10 x 5 = 50 minutes).
time is 2 hours 50 minutes.
minutes to 3
hour hand is between 6 and 7.
hand is at 1 which shows (1 x 5 = 5 minutes).
time is 6 hours 5 minutes.
minutes past 6
few watches, we have seen the third hand which is called the second hand. It is
thinnest hand but moves faster than other two hands. It moves 60 very small
divisions in 1 minute.
1 minute = 60 seconds