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Convert minutes to hours, hours to minutes

Convert minutes to hours

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Convert hours to minutes

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How to convert minutes to hours : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert minutes to hours". Enter a value in the min field and click on the "Calculate hours" button. Your answer will appear in the hr field.

How to convert hours to minutes : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert hours to minutes". Enter a value in the hr field and click on the "Calculate minutes" button. Your answer will appear in the min 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 minutes to hours is:

hours = minutes ÷ 60

The formula to convert from hours to minutes is:

minutes = hours x 60

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between minutes (min) and hours (hr).

Minute to Hour Conversion Example

Task: Convert 240 minutes to hours (show work)

Formula:
minutes ÷ 60 = hours

Calculations:
240 minutes ÷ 60 = 4 hours

Result:
240 minutes is equal to 4 hours

Hour to Minute Conversion Example

Task: Convert 15 hours to minutes (show work)

Formula:
hours x 60 = minutes

Calculations:
15 hours x 60 = 900 minutes

Result:
15 hours is equal to 900 minutes

Conversion Tables

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

Minutes to Hours Conversion Chart

minutes (min) hours (hr)
1 minute 0.01666667 hours
5 minutes 0.08333333 hours
10 minutes 0.16666667 hours
15 minutes 0.25 hours
30 minutes 0.5 hours
45 minutes 0.75 hours
60 minutes 1 hour
90 minutes 1.5 hours
120 minutes 2 hours
200 minutes 3.33333334 hours
300 minutes 5 hours
500 minutes 8.33333333 hours
600 minutes 10 hours
1,000 minutes 16.66666667 hours
5,000 minutes 83.33333333 hours
10,000 minutes 166.66666667 hours

Hours to Seconds Conversion Chart

hours (hr) minutes (min)
1 hour 60 minutes
2 hours 120 minutes
3 hours 180 minutes
4 hours 240 minutes
5 hours 300 minutes
10 hours 600 minutes
15 hours 900 minutes
20 hours 1,200 minutes
30 hours 1,800 minutes
45 hours 2,700 minutes
60 hours 3,600 minutes
90 hours 5,400 minutes
120 hours 7,200 minutes
180 hours 10,800 minutes
240 hours 14,400 minutes
300 hours 18,000 minutes

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between minutes and hours.

What is a minute (min)?

A minute is a unit of time. The symbol for minute is min. There are 60 minutes in an hour and 60 seconds in a minute.

What is an hour (hr)?

An hour is a unit of time. The symbol for hour is hr. There are 24 hours in a day and 60 minutes in an hour.

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