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Convert microseconds to seconds, seconds to microseconds

Convert microseconds to seconds

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Convert seconds to microseconds

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How to convert microseconds to seconds : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert microseconds to seconds". Enter a value in the microseconds field and click on the "Calculate seconds" button. Your answer will appear in the sec field.

How to convert seconds to microseconds : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert seconds to microseconds". Enter a value in the sec field and click on the "Calculate microseconds" button. Your answer will appear in the microseconds field.

Conversion Formulas

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from microseconds to seconds is:

seconds = microseconds x 0.000001

The formula to convert from seconds to microseconds is:

microseconds = seconds x 1,000,000

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between microseconds (μs) and seconds (sec).

Microsecond to Second Conversion Example

Task: Convert 1,500,000 microseconds to seconds (show work)

Formula:
microseconds x 0.000001 = seconds

Calculations:
1,500,000 microseconds x 0.000001 = 1.5 seconds

Result:
1,500,000 microseconds is equal to 1.5 seconds

Second to Microsecond Conversion Example

Task: Convert 12 seconds to microseconds (show work)

Formula:
seconds x 1,000,000 = microseconds

Calculations:
12 seconds x 1,000,000 = 12,000,000 microseconds

Result:
12 seconds is equal to 12,000,000 microseconds

Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from microseconds to seconds, and seconds to microseconds.

Microseconds to Seconds Conversion Chart

microseconds (μs) seconds (sec)
1 microsecond 0.000001 seconds
5 microseconds 0.000005 seconds
10 microseconds 0.00001 seconds
50 microseconds 0.00005 seconds
100 microseconds 0.0001 seconds
500 microseconds 0.0005 seconds
1,000 microseconds 0.001 seconds
5,000 microseconds 0.005 seconds
10,000 microseconds 0.01 seconds
50,000 microseconds 0.05 seconds
100,000 microseconds 0.1 seconds
500,000 microseconds 0.5 seconds
1,000,000 microseconds 1 second
5,000,000 microseconds 5 seconds
10,000,000 microseconds 10 seconds
50,000,000 microseconds 50 seconds

Seconds to Microseconds Conversion Chart

seconds (sec) microseconds (μs)
1 second 1,000,000 microseconds
2 seconds 2,000,000 microseconds
3 seconds 3,000,000 microseconds
4 seconds 4,000,000 microseconds
5 seconds 5,000,000 microseconds
6 seconds 6,000,000 microseconds
7 seconds 7,000,000 microseconds
8 seconds 8,000,000 microseconds
9 seconds 9,000,000 microseconds
10 seconds 10,000,000 microseconds
15 seconds 15,000,000 microseconds
20 seconds 20,000,000 microseconds
30 seconds 30,000,000 microseconds
40 seconds 40,000,000 microseconds
50 seconds 50,000,000 microseconds
100 seconds 100,000,000 microseconds

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between microseconds and seconds.

What is a microsecond (μs)?

A microsecond is a unit of time. The symbol for microsecond is μs. There are 1,000,000 microseconds in a second and 1,000 microseconds in a millisecond.

What is a second (sec or s)?

A second is a unit of time. The symbol for second is sec or s. There are 60 seconds in a minute.

Understanding the Time Units

This table provides a summary of the Time units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit Symbol Description
nanosecond ns  
microsecond μs 1 microsecond = 1,000 nanoseconds
millisecond ms 1 millisecond = 1,000 microseconds
second (base unit of Time) sec or s 1 second = 1,000 milliseconds
minute min 1 minute = 60 seconds
hour hr 1 hours = 60 minutes
day d 1 day = 24 hours
week wk 1 week = 7 days
fortnight 4tnite 1 4tnite = 2 weeks or 14 days