Welcome to seconds to minutes, our article which explains the conversion of time. Here, one second means 1 / 60 minute.
Seconds to Minutes Converter
If you hit the swap units button, then our tool inverts the calculation.
Results are rounded to 10 digits. For higher precision use the formula in the next section.
Frequent conversions include, for example:
Alternatively, you may use the double prime ( ″ ) to denote the former, and the prime ( ′ ) to designate the latter unit of time.
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.
150 seconds in minutes = 150 / 60 = 2.5 minutes.
If you like to change seconds to minutes and seconds, check out the linked article.
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.
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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