An hour is a period of time equal to a twenty-fourth part of a day and night and divided into 60 minutes.
While a minute is a period of time equal to sixty seconds or a sixtieth of an hour.
Formula to convert hours to minutes.
To convert hrs to mins we will first need to know how they are related.
Since from the definition we are told that a minute is equivalent to a sixtieth of an hour which can also be written as 1 hour is equal to 60 minutes.
Therefore, to convert hrs to mins, we multiply the hours by 60.
Period in Minutes = Period in Hours x 60
Convert 2.5 hours to minutes.
= 2.5 x 60