# Where is 24-hour time used?

## Where is 24-hour time used?

Almost all countries use 24-hour clock. It’s particularly North America, UK, Egypt, India, the Philippines, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, and Australia where the 12-hour clock is the predominant form of stating the time. It is much easier to name which countries use AM and PM 12 hour clock, it is USA.

## Why is 24 hour time used?

Originally Answered: What is the purpose of 24 hour clock? The purpose of a 24hr clock is to tell the time. It’s used widely in Europe, and also by the military worldwide. There can be no mixup between 5am and 5pm for example, because there is no ‘am’ or ‘pm’, there is only 0500 hours and 1700 hours.

## Why is 24 hour time important?

Learning about how to tell the time is an important skill for children to learn. Understanding 12-hour and 24-hour clock time is an essential skill that should be learned by all and is necessary to live an independent life.

## How do you calculate 24 hour time?

For a military time that is larger than 12:00, just subtract 12 hours to get the 24 hour(standard time), then add “pm”. For example, if you have 14:30 hours, subtract 12 hours and the result is 2:30 pm. If the military time is less than or equal to 12:00, simply add “am”.

## What is the difference between military time and 24 hour time?

Military time uses a leading zero and doesn’t have a colon, while 24 hour time uses a colon but not a leading zero. For example, 8 o’clock AM is shown as 0800 in military and 8:00 in 24 hour time. 8 PM would be 2000 (military) and 20:00 (24 hour).

## What time is 7pm on a 24 hour clock?

24-Hour Time Format

am/pm 24-hour
5pm 17:00
6pm 18:00
7pm 19:00
8pm 20:00

60 minutes

## How do I calculate how many minutes a day?

The time in minutes is equal to the days multiplied by 1,440.

## How many minutes makes two days?

Days to minutes conversion table

1 day 1440 min
2 days 2880 min
3 days 4320 min
4 days 5760 min
5 days 7200 min

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## How do you calculate a percentage of a day?

Divide the number that you wish to determine the percentage for. Using the example above, let’s say that it rained 15 days out of the 30 days in April. You would divide 15 by 30, which equals 0.5.

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## What is the 25% of 25%?

Percentage Calculator: What is 25 percent of 25? = 6.25.

## What number is 15% of 24?

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