How to convert hours to minutes and minutes to seconds | Khan Academy | Summary and Q&A

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May 27, 2015
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How to convert hours to minutes and minutes to seconds | Khan Academy

TL;DR

This video explains how to convert between minutes and seconds, as well as hours and seconds, using simple multiplication.

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Q: How many seconds are there in 5 minutes?

There are 300 seconds in 5 minutes. This is calculated by multiplying 5 (minutes) by 60 (seconds per minute).

Q: How many seconds are there in 60 minutes?

There are 3,600 seconds in 60 minutes. This is calculated by multiplying 60 (minutes) by 60 (seconds per minute).

Q: How many seconds are there in 2 hours?

There are 7,200 seconds in 2 hours. This is calculated by multiplying 2 (hours) by 3,600 (seconds per hour).

Q: How many seconds are there in 10 hours?

There are 36,000 seconds in 10 hours. This is calculated by multiplying 10 (hours) by 3,600 (seconds per hour).

Summary & Key Takeaways

• 1 minute is equal to 60 seconds, while 5 minutes is equal to 300 seconds.

• 10 minutes is equal to 600 seconds, and 60 minutes is equal to 3,600 seconds.

• To convert hours to minutes, multiply by 60, and to convert hours to seconds, multiply by 3,600.