### Clock Hands

This investigation explores using different shapes as the hands of the clock. What things occur as the the hands move.

### Watch the Clock

During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

### Take the Right Angle

How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

# Sweeping Hands

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In $10$ minutes, through how many degrees does the minute hand of the clock sweep?

In $3$ hours, how many degrees does the hour hand of the clock sweep through?
If the minute hand goes through $180^{\circ}$, how many degrees does the hour hand sweep?