The second is the base unit for measuring time.


  • The symbol used to refer to a measurement of time of seconds is s. This means that 36 s is read as: 36 seconds.
  • The sexagesimal second is noted with the double prime symbol. This means that 36″ is read as: 36 seconds.


  • 1 minute is equal to 60 seconds
  • 1 hour is equal to 3600 seconds

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