You should know that there are:

60 seconds in 1 minute

60 minutes in 1 hour

24 hours in 1 day

This means that there are:

30 seconds in ½ minute

15 seconds in ¼ minute

45 seconds in ¾ minute

30 minutes in ½ hour

15 minutes in ¼ hour

45 minutes in ¾ hour

24 hours in 1 day

12 hours in ½ day

**Example**

Ahmed takes 3¼ minutes to eat his breakfast.

How many seconds is this?

**Answer**

1 minute = 60 seconds.

½ minute = 30 seconds.

¼ minute = 15 seconds.

3¼ minutes = 60 + 60 + 60 + 15 = **195 seconds.**