Relationship in time

5.2  Relationship in time

Minutes and seconds

  • The second hand has a very fine needle. The second hand moves 1 complete circle of 60 seconds.
  • The minute hand moves 1 graduation. 1 graduation is 1 minute. So, 60 seconds equal to 1 minute.

60 seconds = 1 minutes


Hours and minutes

  • The minute hand moves half a clock face so it is called half an hour.
  • A quarter of an hour is also called a quarter of an hour.
  • Three-quarters of an hour is also called three-quarters of an hour.

1 hours = 60 minutes