Seconds to Minutes Conversion

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

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90 sec = 1.5 min
90 sec = 1 min 30 sec
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How to Convert Seconds to Minutes

conversion scale showing seconds and equivalent minutes time values

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

minutes = seconds ÷ 60

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 converted to minutes and minutes & seconds.
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

  1. 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