Converting between hours, minutes, seconds, years, weeks and days

Introduced in the Year 4, Year 5 curriculum as: "Solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds; Yrs to months; weeks to days."

There are 60 minutes in 1 hour, and 60 seconds in 1 minute.

There are 12 months in 1 year.

There are 7 days in 1 week.


Example 1:

How many seconds are in 3 minutes?

60 x 3 = 180 seconds


Example 2:

If there are 12 months in 1 year, 48 months = how many years?

48 ÷ 12 = 4 years


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