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 one year ago
the hands of a clock have lengths 3cm and 5cm. Find the distance between the tips of the hands at 4 o´clock. Worked solutions please
 one year ago
the hands of a clock have lengths 3cm and 5cm. Find the distance between the tips of the hands at 4 o´clock. Worked solutions please

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Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The angle made by the hands is 120 degrees. How about the law of cosines to find the missing side of the triangle?

micabar2696
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do i measure that angle?

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[c^2=a^2+b^22bc \cos C\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How many degrees in a circle?

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since there are 12 hours on the clock face, divide 360 by 12.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Since there are 12 hours on the clock face, divide 360 by 12.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When the hand moves from the 12 to the 1, it goes 30 degrees. So when it goes from the 12 to the 4 it goes 4 times 30 or 120 degrees.
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