# Question #974b9

##### 3 Answers

#### Answer:

400 minutes is longer by 69 minutes

#### Explanation:

Let's convert 5 hours and 31 minutes into minutes.

1 hour = 60 minutes

Now we just add the 31 minutes to get 331 minutes.

#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, we can convert **"5 hours 31 minutes"** to minutes.

There are 60 minutes per hour. Therefore:

** The answer to the first part of the question is:**

400 minutes is longer than 5 hours 31 minutes.

Now, we can subtract 331 minutes from 400 minutes to find out how much longer:

#400" minutes" - 331" minutes" = 69" minutes"

It is 69 minutes or 1 hour 9 minutes longer.

#### Answer:

400 minutes is longer

69 minutes longer which is the same a 1 hour 9 minutes

#### Explanation:

Using the known condition that 1 hour is the same length of time as 60 minutes

So for 5 hours we have 5 lots of 60 minutes

Note that

So

Thus 5 hours and 31 minutes is:

But

So 400 minutes is longer

The difference in time is