Lesson

Can you convert between seconds, minutes and hours?

How many minutes are there in 2 hours?

Worked Solution

Idea summary

There are 60 seconds in 1 minute.

There are 60 minutes in 1 hour.

This video looks at calculating passing time in minutes, hours and seconds.

Find the value of 5 hours 10 minutes - \, 2 hours 40 minutes.

Worked Solution

Idea summary

We can use subtraction to find the difference between times, but we have to be careful when we need to regroup and remember:

\displaystyle 1 \text{ hour} | \displaystyle = | \displaystyle 60 \text{ minutes} |

\displaystyle 1 \text{ minute} | \displaystyle = | \displaystyle 60 \text{ seconds} |