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Here, one second means 1 / 60 minute.
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About our Seconds to Minutes ConverterTo use our calculator, insert any whole number or decimal, the calculation is done automatically.
Results are rounded to 10 digits.
For higher precision use the formula in the next section.
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In the next part of this article we are going to explain the math.
Convert Seconds to Minutes60 seconds equal one minute.
Therefore, in order to convert seconds to minutes, you have to divide the number of seconds by 60.
The formula is: [min] = [sec] / 60.
In other words, the conversion ratio is 1:60.
Example150 seconds in minutes = 150 / 60 = 2.5 minutes.
Note that this article also has a FAQ section about seconds to minutes conversion:
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the symbols for minutes and seconds?
The symbol for seconds is s; yet the abbreviation for the base unit of time is sec. The symbol for minutes is min. You may also use ‘ for minutes and “ for seconds.
How many seconds go into a minute?
60 seconds make up 1 minute.
What is a half minute?
Half a minute = 60 seconds / 2 = 30 seconds.
Why does one minute have 60 seconds?
The division of a minute into 60 seconds comes from the Babylonians who used a sexagesimal number system.
How do you calculate seconds?
For any given time HH:MM:SS seconds = HH * (3600) + MM * (60) + SS.
How long is a minute?
A minute is 60 seconds, or 1 / 60 of an hour.
How long is a second?
A second is 1 / 60 of a minute.
Does 60 seconds equal a minute?
Yes, 60 seconds = 1 minute.
How do you get HH:MM:SS from seconds?
In Excel format the result cell as Time –> 13:30:55. If A2 holds the seconds and B2 the result, in B2 insert = A2/86400.
How to convert seconds to minutes in Microsoft Excel?
B2 = A2/60.
Is 60 seconds the same as 1 minute?
Yes, it means the same amount of time: 60 sec = 1 min.
Is a minute 60 seconds?
One minute is equal to the time interval of sixty seconds.
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Additional InformationThe second is the basic unit of time.
Many multiples and submultiples also use it a basic reference unit, e.g. nanoseconds.
The unit symbol for second is sec, and the symbol for minutes is min.
Alternatively, you may use the double prime ( ″ ) to denote the former, and the prime ( ′ ) to designate the latter unit of time.
Rotation speed (cycle time) is usually measured as 1/s and 1/min.
The common units seconds and minutes can be measured by a mechanical clock such as the pendulum clock, a wrist watch and atomic clocks, just to name a few.
It is even possible to measure periods of time with a water clock for example.
SummaryYou have reached the end of our article about changing a clock time from seconds to minutes.
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