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convert time to numberPosted by mike k on August 30, 2001 11:59 AM
How can I convert a time such as 16:37:00(16 min 37 sec) to 17 or to 16.62?
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Re: convert time to numberPosted by Eric on August 31, 2001 8:46 AM
After several hours trying last night and scouring this message board, I found the answer to the same question you had. I learned that Excel stores time in fraction of hours. If you want 16hours 37min (cell A) to show up as 16.62, use the formula =cellA*24. The same would work even if you are including seconds. Make sure to format cell B to "numbers" and leave 2 decimal places. Hope you don't spend as much time as I did figuring this simple thing out.
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