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Why is my calculation coming out funny.Asked by AENYtrav on July 01, 2014 at 03:43 PM
I am fine with the 24 hour clock. I also followed the calculation steps here: http://www.jotform.com/answers/395948-Hour-Minute-Calculator. My imput will be 2:20 and 5:40, I will get a result of 3.33, when its only 20 minutes and should be expressed as 2.20. What am I missing here? See example 10 is coming out as .17.
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The output is expressed as a decimal number, not as an expression of time. So when there was a 3hr and 20min difference, that was 3 and 1/3 of and hour or 3.33. The image you posted is a 15hr and 10min difference, or 15 and 10/60 or and hour or 15.166666667 which was rounded to 15.17. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with and we will be happy to help.
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Thanks! I really didn't think of it that way.
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I am very glad to see David's explanation worked out well for you.
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