# Problem: 1. Calculate the angular velocity in rad/s of the second, minute, and hour hands on a wall clock.2. What is the period of each of these hands?

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Angular velocity:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\omega }}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{2}\mathbf{\pi }}{\mathbf{T}}}$, where T is period.

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For the second hand

The time period of a second hand is, T = 60 s

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1. Calculate the angular velocity in rad/s of the second, minute, and hour hands on a wall clock.
2. What is the period of each of these hands?

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