# Convert minutes to decimal

Convert minutes to decimals for hours and days. Use decimal time chart to see how many 15, 20, 40, 45 minutes in decimals of hours and days. Time units such as seconds, minutes, and hours are mathematically specific. There are some rules to keep in mind when switching from one unit to another. When converting time units, you cannot perform arithmetic operations in the same way as with ordinary numbers.

Using the minutes to decimal converter, we can count time between different units. Even if the hour is not equal to 100 minutes and the day is a multiple of 24 hours.

When converting minutes to decimals, just remember that each hour has 60 minutes and each day 1440 minutes.

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One minute is approximately 0.0167 hours and 0.000694 days.

## Minutes

A minute (abbreviation min), although a common unit of time, is not an SI unit.
The word minute can be freely translated from Latin as “first small part”. This name seems to be more suited to seconds than minutes these days.

Minutes have a long history, as they are first mentioned at the beginning of the first millennium AD. Initially, they were known in various types of calendars. Only at the end of the 17th century, due to technical development, also in clocks. Thanks to the introduction of minute hands, the use of minutes in everyday life has increased dramatically.

## 15, 20, 40 and 45 minutes in decimal

Conversions of minutes to decimals are a good idea to use frequently used values. 15, 20, 40, and 45 minutes are time values that we use every day. For example, 15 minutes is the time of a break at work and 45 minutes is the length of time we spend on continuous work without rest.

The results in the table can be easily converted into percentages.