Minutes to Seconds Converter

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1 min = 60 s

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How to Convert Minutes to Seconds

To convert a measurement in minutes to a measurement in seconds, multiply the time by the following conversion ratio: 60 seconds/minute.

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

seconds = minutes × 60

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 minutes to seconds using the formula above.
seconds = (5 min × 60) = 300 s
conversion scale showing minutes and equivalent seconds time values

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 s

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

What Is a Minute?

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.

Learn more about minutes.

What Is a Second?

The second has historically been defined as 1/60 of a minute or 1/86,400 of a day. According to the SI definition, the second is the duration of 9,192,631,770 oscillations of the frequency of light emitted from the atomic 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 s, and are also sometimes abbreviated as sec. For example, 1 second can be written as 1 s or 1 sec.

Learn more about seconds.

Minute to Second Conversion Table

Table showing various minute measurements converted to seconds.
Minutes Seconds
1 min 60 s
2 min 120 s
3 min 180 s
4 min 240 s
5 min 300 s
6 min 360 s
7 min 420 s
8 min 480 s
9 min 540 s
10 min 600 s
11 min 660 s
12 min 720 s
13 min 780 s
14 min 840 s
15 min 900 s
16 min 960 s
17 min 1,020 s
18 min 1,080 s
19 min 1,140 s
20 min 1,200 s
21 min 1,260 s
22 min 1,320 s
23 min 1,380 s
24 min 1,440 s
25 min 1,500 s
26 min 1,560 s
27 min 1,620 s
28 min 1,680 s
29 min 1,740 s
30 min 1,800 s
31 min 1,860 s
32 min 1,920 s
33 min 1,980 s
34 min 2,040 s
35 min 2,100 s
36 min 2,160 s
37 min 2,220 s
38 min 2,280 s
39 min 2,340 s
40 min 2,400 s

References

  1. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/documents/20126/41483022/SI-Brochure-9-EN.pdf

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