Originally Posted by

**HallsofIvy** First that means 7 hours and .52083333 of an hour. One hour is 60 minutes so that is 7 houjrs and .52083333 of 60 minutes. "of" here means "multiply" (1/2 "of" 60, for example, is (1/2)(60)= 30 minutes) so .52083333 of 60= (.52083333*60)= 31.2499998. 7.52083333 hours is 7 hours and 31.2499998 minutes. If you want to go further, 0.2499998 of a minute is 0.2499998 of 60 seconds: (.2499998)(60)= 14.999988 seconds so you could reasonably say that "7.52083333 hours" is "7 hours, 31 minutes, and 15 seconds".