# 180 minutes in hours

## Conversion

180 minutes is equivalent to 3 hours.^{[1]}

## Conversion formula

How to convert 180 minutes to hours?

We know (by definition) that: $1\mathrm{min}\approx 0.016666667\mathrm{hr}$

We can set up a proportion to solve for the number of hours.

$\frac{1\mathrm{min}}{180\mathrm{min}}\approx \frac{0.016666667\mathrm{hr}}{x\mathrm{hr}}$Now, we cross multiply to solve for our unknown $x$:

$x\mathrm{hr}\approx \frac{180\mathrm{min}}{1\mathrm{min}}*0.016666667\mathrm{hr}\to x\mathrm{hr}\approx 3.00000006\mathrm{hr}$Conclusion: $180\mathrm{min}\approx 3.00000006\mathrm{hr}$

## Conversion in the opposite direction

The inverse of the conversion factor is that **1 hour is equal to 0.333333333333333 times 180 minutes**.

It can also be expressed as: 180 minutes is equal to $\frac{1}{\mathrm{0.333333333333333}}$ hours.

## Approximation

An approximate numerical result would be: **one hundred and eighty minutes is about zero hours**, or alternatively, *a hour is about zero point three three times one hundred and eighty minutes*.

## Footnotes

[1] The precision is 15 significant digits (fourteen digits to the right of the decimal point).

Results may contain small errors due to the use of floating point arithmetic.