Hectosecond facts for kids
A hectosecond is equal to 100 seconds. It can be written as 10^{2} seconds. There are 10 hectoseconds in a kilosecond, which is 1000 seconds. There are 10 decaseconds in one hectosecond.
 1 hectosecond  1 minute 40 seconds
 1.02 hectoseconds  halflife of nobelium253
 1.2–1.8 hectoseconds = 2–3 minutes  normal time for cooking instant noodles or for boiling an egg
 3.15 hectoseconds = 5.25 minutes after the Big Bang  the first nuclei form
 5 hectoseconds = 8.333... minutes  amount of time it takes light to travel between the earth and the sun
 8.86 hectoseconds  halflife of a free neutron
 10 hectoseconds  about 16.7 minutes

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