# Seconds to Minutes Conversion

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

**Results in Minutes:**

90 sec = 1 min 30 sec

## How to Convert Seconds to Minutes

The fastest way to convert seconds to minutes is to use this formula:

The time in minutes is equal to the time in seconds divided by 60. Since there are 60 seconds in one minute, that's the conversion ratio used in the formula.

**For example,** here's how to convert 90 seconds to minutes using the formula above.

90 sec = (90 ÷ 60) = 1.5 min

### How to Convert Seconds to Minutes & Seconds

The formula above can be used to find the minutes in decimal form, but if you want to get minutes and seconds, then follow these steps.

- Divide the seconds by 60 to get the total minutes. Then, use the number to the left of the decimal point as the number of minutes.
- Find the remaining seconds by multiplying the even minutes found above by 60. Then, subtract that from the total seconds. This is the remaining seconds.
- Put the even number of minutes and seconds into the form MM:SS.

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

## 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.

## 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.

## Second to Minute Conversion Table

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

1 | 0.016667 | 0 min 1 sec |

2 | 0.033333 | 0 min 2 sec |

3 | 0.05 | 0 min 3 sec |

4 | 0.066667 | 0 min 4 sec |

5 | 0.083333 | 0 min 5 sec |

6 | 0.1 | 0 min 6 sec |

7 | 0.116667 | 0 min 7 sec |

8 | 0.133333 | 0 min 8 sec |

9 | 0.15 | 0 min 9 sec |

10 | 0.166667 | 0 min 10 sec |

20 | 0.333333 | 0 min 20 sec |

30 | 0.5 | 0 min 30 sec |

40 | 0.666667 | 0 min 40 sec |

50 | 0.833333 | 0 min 50 sec |

60 | 1 | 1 min |

70 | 1.1667 | 1 min 10 sec |

80 | 1.3333 | 1 min 20 sec |

90 | 1.5 | 1 min 30 sec |

100 | 1.6667 | 1 min 40 sec |

200 | 3.3333 | 3 min 20 sec |

300 | 5 | 5 min |

400 | 6.6667 | 6 min 40 sec |

500 | 8.3333 | 8 min 20 sec |

600 | 10 | 10 min |

700 | 11.67 | 11 min 40 sec |

800 | 13.33 | 13 min 20 sec |

900 | 15 | 15 min |

1,000 | 16.67 | 16 min 40 sec |

2,000 | 33.33 | 33 min 20 sec |

3,000 | 50 | 50 min |

4,000 | 66.67 | 66 min 40 sec |

5,000 | 83.33 | 83 min 20 sec |

6,000 | 100 | 100 min |

7,000 | 116.67 | 116 min 40 sec |

8,000 | 133.33 | 133 min 20 sec |

9,000 | 150 | 150 min |

10,000 | 166.67 | 166 min 40 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