## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from hours to minutes is 60, which means that 1 hour is equal to 60 minutes:

1 hr = 60 min

To convert 12 hours into minutes we have to multiply 12 by the conversion factor in order to get the time amount from hours to minutes. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 hr → 60 min

12 hr → T(min)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the time T in minutes:

T(min) = 12 hr × 60 min

T(min) = 720 min

The final result is:

12 hr → 720 min

We conclude that 12 hours is equivalent to 720 minutes:

12 hours = 720 minutes

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 minute is equal to 0.0013888888888889 × 12 hours.

Another way is saying that 12 hours is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0013888888888889 minutes.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that twelve hours is approximately seven hundred twenty minutes:

12 hr ≅ 720 min

An alternative is also that one minute is approximately zero point zero zero one times twelve hours.

## Conversion table

### hours to minutes chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from hours to minutes

hours (hr) minutes (min)
13 hours 780 minutes
14 hours 840 minutes
15 hours 900 minutes
16 hours 960 minutes
17 hours 1020 minutes
18 hours 1080 minutes
19 hours 1140 minutes
20 hours 1200 minutes
21 hours 1260 minutes
22 hours 1320 minutes