# Time

#### flyer1

##### New Member
I have A1 formatted as h:mm and i want to multiply this by B1 wich is the number of personell present
What i want to do is multiply the time x people and divide that number by 60 to get total # of man hours

Example: 0:45 x 6 =270----270minutes / 60 would give me 4.5 man hours
in cell C1

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#### Brian from Maui

##### MrExcel MVP
flyer1 said:
I have A1 formatted as h:mm and i want to multiply this by B1 wich is the number of personell present
What i want to do is multiply the time x people and divide that number by 60 to get total # of man hours

Example: 0:45 x 6 =270----270minutes / 60 would give me 4.5 man hours
in cell C1

Format the cell in C1 to number
Book1
ABCD
10:4564.50
Sheet1

or
Book1
ABCD
10:4564.50
Sheet1

#### flyer1

##### New Member
Thank you that worked great but what does the 24 represent in the formula

#### Brian from Maui

##### MrExcel MVP
flyer1 said:
Thank you that worked great but what does the 24 represent in the formula

Because you want the end result to be a number 4.50, which by the way is 4 1/2 hours in decimal form , you need to convert the 0:45 to a decimal number instead of time, which multiplying by 24 does.

Thanks alot

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