42 seconds in hours

Conversion

42 seconds is equivalent to 0.0116666666666667 hours.[1]

Conversion formula How to convert 42 seconds to hours?

We know (by definition) that: $1\mathrm{sec}\approx 0.00027777778\mathrm{hr}$

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

$1 ⁢ sec 42 ⁢ sec ≈ 0.00027777778 ⁢ hr x ⁢ hr$

Now, we cross multiply to solve for our unknown $x$:

$x\mathrm{hr}\approx \frac{42\mathrm{sec}}{1\mathrm{sec}}*0.00027777778\mathrm{hr}\to x\mathrm{hr}\approx 0.011666666760000001\mathrm{hr}$

Conclusion: $42 ⁢ sec ≈ 0.011666666760000001 ⁢ hr$

Conversion in the opposite direction

The inverse of the conversion factor is that 1 hour is equal to 85.7142857142857 times 42 seconds.

It can also be expressed as: 42 seconds is equal to $\frac{1}{\mathrm{85.7142857142857}}$ hours.

Approximation

An approximate numerical result would be: forty-two seconds is about zero point zero one hours, or alternatively, a hour is about eighty-five point seven zero times forty-two seconds.

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.