**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.

**Second** (abbreviations: **sec, or s, or s (SI), or sec (US)**): is the base unit of time in the International System of Units (SI, Système International d'Unités). It is the second division of the hour by sixty, where the first division by sixty being the minute.

## How to Convert Hours to Seconds

*Example: How many seconds are equivalent to 70.22 hours?*

As;

1 hours = 3600 seconds

70.22 hours = Y seconds

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

Y equals 70.22 times 3600 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 70.22 * 3600 / 1 = 252792 seconds

Answer is: 252792 seconds are equivalent to 70.22 hours.

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

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

( i ) 18.77 hr

( ii ) 38.98 hr

( iii ) 3.56 hr