# One minute is 1/60 of an hour. What part of an hour is 12 minutes?

Mar 8, 2018

$\frac{12}{60}$

#### Explanation:

If one minute in an hour is represented as $\frac{1}{60}$ then 12 minutes in an hour is $\frac{12}{60}$, since each minute will add towards $\frac{60}{60}$.

25 minutes would be $\frac{25}{60}$ and so on.

Mar 8, 2018

$\frac{1}{5} \text{ hour }$

#### Explanation:

$\text{1 minute " to 1/60" hour}$

$\text{12 minutes "tocancel(12)^1xx1/cancel(60)^5=1/5" hour}$