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# How many times do a clock's three hands overlap in a day?

Updated: 11/4/2022

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All 3 hands overlap 24 times a day.

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Q: How many times do a clock's three hands overlap in a day?
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### How many times do the hands of a clock overlap in 12 hours?

They overlap 11 times.

24 times

22 times.

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### How many times does the hands of the clock overlap in a day?

Overlap happens once 12/11 hour. So 24&divide;12/11=22 Then overlap occurs 22 or 21 times a day.

### How many times does the minute hand of a clock overlap with the hour hand from 10am to 12am?

23 times in all.Note that from 11:00 to 11:59 (am or pm) the hands can never overlap. Thus from 10am to 11:59am, the hands will overlap just once at around 10:54am. The hands will overlap again at exactly 12:00pm (noon). And from 12:01pm to 12:am (midnight) the hands will overlap another 11 times.The following times are the approximate overlapping times.10:54am12:00pm (noon)1:06pm2:11pm3:16pm4:21pm5:27pm6:32pm7:38pm8:43pm9:49pm10:54pm12:00am (midnight).

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### How many times in day the hands of a clock are straight?

the hands of a clock are straight 1)when they overlap &amp; face the same direction &amp; 2)when the overlap &amp; face opposite directions this hapns evry 65 min(approx)for each case =&gt;in 1 day 24 hrs=&gt; 24x60 min therefore each case hapns (24x60)/65 times each day................= 22(approx) therefore total # of times = 22+ 22=44

### How many times do not a clock's hands overlap in a day?

Infinitely many. Unless you consider the Planck time as the smallest, indivisible unit of time so that time is not a continuous variable.

### How many times do you click the clocks?

None. I don't click the clock. The clock clicks as the hands go around the dial or the old fashioned numbered clock flips the numbers.