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Converting Time

Date: 8/30/96 at 8:36:43
From: RP
Subject: Converting time


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?


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.

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Middle School Calendars/Dates/Time

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