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Algebra word problem: the angle between the hands of a clock

bergausstein

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Jul 30, 2013
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1. What time between 2 and 3 o’clock will the angle between the hands of the clock be bisected by the line connecting the center of the clock and the 3 o’clock mark?

can you rephrase for me the question. what's the unknown here? please help thanks!
 

Klaas van Aarsen

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Mar 5, 2012
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Re: Algebra word problem.

1. What time between 2 and 3 o’clock will the angle between the hands of the clock be bisected by the line connecting the center of the clock and the 3 o’clock mark?

can you rephrase for me the question. what's the unknown here? please help thanks!
clock_between_2_and_3.png

The unknown is the number of minutes x after 2 o'clock.