# Convert Second to Minute (sec to min)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from second to minute (sec to min). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

**Definitions:**

**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.

**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 Seconds to Minutes

*Example: How many minutes are equivalent to 59.89 seconds?*

As;

1 seconds = 0.0166666 minutes

59.89 seconds = Y minutes

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

Y equals 59.89 times 0.0166666 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 59.89 * 0.0166666 / 1 = 0.998162674 minutes

Answer is: 0.998162674 minutes are equivalent to 59.89 seconds.

*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 ) 52.69 sec

( ii ) 87.24 sec

( iii ) 4.86 sec

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