## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from minutes to hours is 0.016666666666667, which means that 1 minute is equal to 0.016666666666667 hours:

1 min = 0.016666666666667 hr

To convert 170 minutes into hours we have to multiply 170 by the conversion factor in order to get the time amount from minutes to hours. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 min → 0.016666666666667 hr

170 min → T(hr)

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

T(hr) = 170 min × 0.016666666666667 hr

T(hr) = 2.8333333333333 hr

The final result is:

170 min → 2.8333333333333 hr

We conclude that 170 minutes is equivalent to 2.8333333333333 hours:

170 minutes = 2.8333333333333 hours

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 hour is equal to 0.35294117647059 × 170 minutes.

Another way is saying that 170 minutes is equal to 1 ÷ 0.35294117647059 hours.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred seventy minutes is approximately two point eight three three hours:

170 min ≅ 2.833 hr

An alternative is also that one hour is approximately zero point three five three times one hundred seventy minutes.

## Conversion table

### minutes to hours chart

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

minutes (min) hours (hr)
171 minutes 2.85 hours
172 minutes 2.867 hours
173 minutes 2.883 hours
174 minutes 2.9 hours
175 minutes 2.917 hours
176 minutes 2.933 hours
177 minutes 2.95 hours
178 minutes 2.967 hours
179 minutes 2.983 hours
180 minutes 3 hours