# Minutes to Seconds Conversion

Enter the time in minutes below to get the value converted to seconds.

**Results in Seconds:**

## How to Convert Minutes to Seconds

To convert a minute measurement to a second measurement, multiply the time by the conversion ratio.

Since one minute is equal to 60 seconds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

The time in seconds is equal to the minutes multiplied by 60.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 minutes to seconds using the formula above.

### How Many Seconds are in a Minute?

There are **60** seconds in a minute, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 min = 60 sec

Minutes and seconds are both units used to measure time. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Minutes

The minute is a period of time equal to 1/60 of an hour or 60 seconds.

The minute is an SI accepted unit for time for use with the metric system. Minutes can be abbreviated as *min*; for example, 1 minute can be written as 1 min.

## Seconds

The second has historically been defined as 1/60 of a minute or 1/86,400 of a day.
According the to SI definition, the second is the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the unperturbed ground state of the caesium 133 atom.^{[1]}

The second is the SI base unit for time in the metric system. Seconds can be abbreviated as *sec*; for example, 1 second can be written as 1 sec.

## Minute to Second Conversion Table

Minutes | Seconds |
---|---|

1 min | 60 sec |

2 min | 120 sec |

3 min | 180 sec |

4 min | 240 sec |

5 min | 300 sec |

6 min | 360 sec |

7 min | 420 sec |

8 min | 480 sec |

9 min | 540 sec |

10 min | 600 sec |

11 min | 660 sec |

12 min | 720 sec |

13 min | 780 sec |

14 min | 840 sec |

15 min | 900 sec |

16 min | 960 sec |

17 min | 1,020 sec |

18 min | 1,080 sec |

19 min | 1,140 sec |

20 min | 1,200 sec |

21 min | 1,260 sec |

22 min | 1,320 sec |

23 min | 1,380 sec |

24 min | 1,440 sec |

25 min | 1,500 sec |

26 min | 1,560 sec |

27 min | 1,620 sec |

28 min | 1,680 sec |

29 min | 1,740 sec |

30 min | 1,800 sec |

31 min | 1,860 sec |

32 min | 1,920 sec |

33 min | 1,980 sec |

34 min | 2,040 sec |

35 min | 2,100 sec |

36 min | 2,160 sec |

37 min | 2,220 sec |

38 min | 2,280 sec |

39 min | 2,340 sec |

40 min | 2,400 sec |

## References

- International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si-brochure/SI-Brochure-9.pdf