# Minutes to Hours Converter

## Calculator Use

- Convert minutes to hours and minutes, and
- Convert minutes to hh:mm format, and
- Convert minutes to decimal hours

To convert among other time units use the Time Converter.

## How to Convert Minutes to Hours & Minutes

To convert minutes to hours and minutes,

- use long division to divide the minutes by 60
- the answer quotient is the hours part
- the answer remainder is the minutes part

### Formula

Using long division, where total minutes is the dividend and 60 is the divisor, let Q = quotient and R = remainder, then the formula to convert minutes to hours & minutes is

total minutes ÷ 60 = Q hours and R minutes

### Example:

To show an example and how it works, let's say we want to convert 190 minutes to hours and minutes.

190 divided by 60 equals 3 with a remainder of 10 = 3 R 10

The quotient Q = 3 and the remainder R = 10 so, 190 minutes = 3 hours and 10 minutes.

## How to Convert Minutes to Decimal Hours

There are 60 minutes in an hour or 60 minutes per hour. Written mathematically as a value of 1 it is [60 min / 1 hr] = 1. The inverse is also true that [1 hr / 60min] = 1

**To convert minutes to hours, divide the minutes by 60.**

To show an example and how it works mathematically, let's say we want to convert 195 minutes to hours. We multiply by [1 hr / 60 min] which is 1. The min unit cancels out and our result is in hr units.

195 min * [1 hr / 60 min] = 195/60 hr = 3.25 hr

(note that if you instead divide by [60 min / 1 hr] you get the same answer)

## How to Convert Minutes to Hours and Minutes, Alternate Method

There are 60 minutes in an hour or 60 minutes per hour. Written mathematically as a value of 1 it is [60 min / 1 hr] = 1. The inverse is also true that [1 hr / 60 min] = 1

To convert minutes to hours and minutes by division and multiplication,

- divide the minutes by 60
- if the result is a number with a decimal part, then
- the hours is the integer part
- the minutes is the decimal part multiplied by 60

To show an example and how it works mathematically, let's say we want to convert 190 minutes to hours and minutes. We multiply by [1 hr / 60 min] which is 1. The min unit cancels out and our result is in hr units.

190 min * [1 hr / 60 min] = 190/60 hr = 3.16667 hr

3 is the hours part.

The minutes part is calculated as 0.16667 * 60 = 10

So, 190 minutes = 3 hours and 10 minutes.

**Cite this content, page or calculator as:**

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