## Excel Formula: Convert Decimal Minutes to Time Format

This tutorial provides a formula to convert decimal minutes to Excel time.

Generic formula:

 Minutes/1440

Arguments

 Minutes: a decimal number that you will convert to Excel time.

Return Value

This formula returns a decimal number, you need to format the result as time.

How this formula work

In cells B3:B5, there is a list of decimal minutes which will be converted to Excel time in cell C3:C5, please apply below formula:

 =B3/1440

Press Enter key, then drag the fill handle from C3 to C5, it will get a list of decimal numbers.

Then keep the results selected, press Ctrl + 1 to enable the Format Cells dialog, then under Number tab, click Time from the Category section, then choose one of time formats you want from the Type section.

Click OK. The decimal numbers have been formatted as time.

Explanation

There are 1440 minutes in a day. For instance, 435 minutes equal to 435/1440 day.

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