**Definitions:**

**Hour** (abbreviations: **hr, or h**): is a unit of time, conventionally counted as 1/24 of a day. In the modern metric system, it is equivalent to 3,600 seconds.

**Minute** (abbreviations: **min, or m**): is a unit of time or of angle. As a unit of time, the minute is the first sexagesimal fraction (equivalent to 1/60) of an hour, or 60 seconds.

## How to Convert Hours to Minutes

*Example: How many minutes are equivalent to 12.44 hours?*

As;

1 hours = 60 minutes

12.44 hours = Y minutes

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 12.44 times 60 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 12.44 * 60 / 1 = 746.4 minutes

Answer is: 746.4 minutes are equivalent to 12.44 hours.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into min:*

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 57.72 hr

( ii ) 8.79 hr

( iii ) 23.32 hr