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Seconds to Minutes

Welcome to seconds to minutes, our article which explains the conversion of time.

Here, one second means ​1 / 60 minute.

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Seconds to Minutes Converter

To 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 Minutes

60 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.

Example

150 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.

For anything else related to the passage of time fill in the designated form at the end of this page.

Additional Information

The 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.

Summary

You have reached the end of our article about changing a clock time from seconds to minutes.For questions and comment about the units of time fill in the comment form at the bottom.

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Ahead you can find our chart with frequently converted time values; some results are rounded to 5 decimal places.

Conversion Table

SecondsMinutes
10.01667
20.03333
30.05
40.06667
50.08333
60.1
70.11667
80.13333
90.15
100.16667
200.33333
300.5
400.66667
500.83333
601
701.16667
801.33333
901.5
1001.66667
2003.33333
3005
4006.66667
5008.33333
60010
70011.66667
80013.33333
90015
100016.66667
200033.33333
300050
400066.66667
500083.33333
6000100
7000116.66667
8000133.33333
9000150
10000166.66667
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