# A spot on Earth that is facing the moon takes 24 hours and 50 minutes to rotate to face the moon again. How many minutes does this rotation take?

Aug 12, 2016

$= 1490$ minutes

#### Explanation:

$24 \times 60 + 50$ Pl.note that $1$ Hour $= 60$ minutes
$= 1490$ minutes

Aug 12, 2016

1490 minutes

#### Explanation:

The conversion involves changing hours and minutes into just minutes.

There are 60 minutes in an hour.

$24 h o u r s = 24 \times 60 = 1440 \min$

For 24 hours and 50 minutes

$= 1440 + 50 = 1490$ minutes.