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Measures of Time Help

By — McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Sep 26, 2011

Measures of Time

Time is measured in years, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds ( Table 10.4 ).

Measures of Time

Examples

Example 1

Change 5 years to months.

Solution 1

5 yr × 12 mo = 60 mo

Example 2

Change 3212 days to years.

Solution 2

3212 da ÷ 365 da = 8.8 yr

Example 3

Change 54 days to weeks (write the remainder in days).

Solution 3

Measures of Time

54 days is equivalent to 7 weeks and 5 days.

Measures of Time Practice Problems

Practice

Change:

1. 9120 min to hours

2. 45 wk to days

3. 8 hr 15 min to minutes

4. 67 mo to years (write the remainder in months)

5. 48 min to hours

6. 52 hr 34 min to seconds

7. 3.5 yr to weeks

8. 3 hr 45 min to hours

9. 10 min 45 sec to seconds

10. 3 yr to days

Answers

1. 152 hr

2. 315 da

3. 495 min

4. 5 yr 7 mo

5. Measures of Time

6. 189,240 sec

7. 182 wk

8. Measures of Time

9. 645 sec

10. 1095 da

Practice problems for these concepts can be found at: Measurement Practice Test.

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