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How do you convert hours to minutes?

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Quick Answer

To convert hours into minutes, take the number of hours and multiply them by 60 to get the total number of minutes. This is possible because there are 60 minutes in one hour.

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  1. Determine the number of hours you want to convert

    Verify the number of hours that you want to convert into minutes. If this is for a math problem, the number of hours should be defined in the problem.

  2. Multiply the number of hours by 60

    Take the number of hours you want to convert and multiply it by 60. This gives you the total number of minutes. Note that when you multiply by 60, you are technically performing a unit conversion by multiplying the number of hours by a ratio of 60 minutes/1 hour.

  3. Express your result in minutes

    Be sure to express the result from the calculation in terms of minutes, not just as a number.

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