Minute facts for kids
A minute is a customary unit of time. It is equal to 60 seconds. There are 60 minutes in an hour. Unlike the second, the minute is not an SI unit.
A minute is also 1⁄60 of a degree. In this context, a minute is also called an arcminute, and is written with the symbol.
For example, the Sun and Moon both have angular diameters of about 30 arcminutes—when seen from Earth.
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