Date: 8/30/96 at 8:36:43 From: RP Subject: Converting time Hello, My question is: at work I have a time clock that is "measured by 100", meaning 25 = 15 minutes, 50 = 30 minutes, etc. First of all, is this a "military style" clock? And what is the (hopefully easy) formula that I can use to convert the time clock at my work into "real time", for example, I've worked 742 units - how many hours/minutes is that in real time? Thanks.
Date: 8/30/96 at 13:54:17 From: Doctor Jodi Subject: Re: Converting time I've heard the term "military time" used to refer to the 24 hour clock which expresses midnight as 0000, 2AM as 0200, 2PM as 1400, etc. To translate time on your clock into standard time, you need to take hour 60 minutes 742 units * --------- * ---------- 100 units hour Does that make sense? Write us back if you need more help. -Doctor Jodi, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
Search the Dr. Math Library:
Ask Dr. MathTM
© 1994-2015 The Math Forum