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Can you see any angles in the way in which the athlete holds his or her body or their arms or legs?

How do they hold the equipment they use? Do the angles they use affect their score?

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

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?

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