Excel Formula: Convert Time to Decimal Minutes

In this tutorial, it provides a formula for converting time to decimal minutes in Excel.

Generic formula:

 Time*1440

Arguments

 Time: the excel time that is used to convert to decimal minutes.

Return Value

The formula returns a value in time format, then format the result as general or number as you need to get the decimal minutes.

How this formula work

Supposing in cell B3, there is a time value, to convert the time to decimal minutes, please use below formula:

 =B3*1440

Press Enter key to get a value in time format.

Click Home tab, and go to the Number Format drop-down list to choose General or Number to display the result as a number.

Explanation

There are 24 hours a day, and one hour is equal to 60 minutes. To convert the time to decimal minutes, you should multiply the value 24*60.

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