Linda Scott asked · 9 months ago

# How many minutes in a year

how many minutes are there in a year (365 days)?

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### Expert Answer - 1

Protutor2021 . answered · 9 months ago

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##### Still stuck with a Mathematics question

There are 525,600 minutes in a year (365 days)

How do we know that?

Lets begin from what we know towards what we want to know.

We know a normal calendar year has 365 days. We know there 24 hours in day. We also know there are 60 minutes in a day.

Therefore;

1 hour = 60 minutes

24 hours = $\left(60×24\right)$= 1440 minutes

365 days x 24 hours = $\left(365×24×60\right)$ = 525,600 minutes

If it we are looking at a leap year, we simply replace 365 days with 366 days in which case we get

366 days x 24 hours = $\left(366×24×60\right)$ = 527,040 minutes

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