I want to calculate the percentage of a minute from a given number of hours.
So let’s say I have 2 hours. That’s 2*60 minutes.
And I want to know how much percent does 1 minute take from 2 hours.
The value should be 0.833, because `0.833 * (2*60) = 100%.`

But how do I get this 0.833 number?

`(hours * 60) / 100`

gets me 1.2 when hours=2, not 0.833

It’s a simple question I know, but I just cannot figure out why my percentage is not right.

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## Answer

The formula should be 1 minute / total minutes. So for 2 hrs, its 1 min / 120 min = 0.00833 which is 0.833%.