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# How to do my time sheets?

## I recently started a home health job and have to keep my own time sheets. The problem is that I have to convert the hours into decimals. Ones such as 3 hrs and 30 minutes are easy (3.5) My problem is when I have to convert say 3 hrs and 20 minutes or 35 minutes. Can someone help me with this. Please not silly answers I am reall serious about this. I would appreciate any good answers!!!

well 3hrs 20 minutes is converted just like you do 3hrs 30 minutes. 20 divided 60 = .33 so it would be 3.33 hrs
Simple math: divide the 20 minutes or the 35 minutes by 60 minutes(hour) this will give you your answer.
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Simply divide the number of minutes by 60...this will give you the decimal. IE: 35 divided by 60 equals: 0.58 hours. Good luck.
Answered By: TMLeaf Fan - 6/20/2006

Convert any minute value into a decimal by dividing it by 60. For example, 30/60 = 0.5 Most people just round it to the nearest 1/4 hour for simplicity.

To convert minutes to a decimal fraction of an hour, simply divide the number of minutes by 60. You're probably limited to entering 1 or two decimal places, so you'll need to round your results... More

Depends on how accurate you want... like tenths or hundreths say tenths take the amount of time/minutes in an hour.. then round up to tenths or hundreths so roughly every 6 minutes you will go up one tenth of an hour. if you work 3 hours and 35 minutes your time will be 3.58 or 3.6

most jobs i've ever been with when i had to do my own timesheet said round up to nearest 15 min.

If you're using a spreadsheet for your timesheets, use separate columns for the hours and minutes. Let's say the hours are in column A and the minutes in column B. Then column C, your exact time, is calculated with the formula A+B/60... More

Simply divide the number of minutes extra by 60 like 25/60 and the result will be the decimal fraction you want.

When I do my time sheets at work I do it in fractions... Just cause it's easier for me to think in fractions. Maybe that will help.
Answered By: Danielle K - 6/20/2006

1 hour = 60 minutes x hours = 20 minutes x= (20*1)/60 x=0.33 hours And you can use whatever number of minutes you want to... In portuguese we call this Regra de Três Simples ( three simple rule). you use it when you have 3 things that you know and a fourth that you don`t.
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