Find at what time between 7 and 8 o'clock will the hands of a clock will be the same straight line but not together

A) 30 minutes past 7

B) 5 minutes past 7

C) \( \Large 5\frac{5}{11} \) minutes past 7

D) 6 minutes past 7

Correct Answer:

C) \( \Large 5\frac{5}{11} \) minutes past 7

Description for Correct answer:

Fig. (1) shows the position of the hands of the clock. It is clear tht they are 335 minutes apart. To be in straight line They have to be 40 minutes apart. So the minute hand will have to move 5 minutes space.