# What is 15 minutes in decimal?

A decimal number can be defined as a number whose whole number part and the fractional part are separated by a decimal point.

## Answer: 15 minutes, in the decimal form, is expressed as 0.25 hours.

Let us see how to write 15 minutes in decimal form.

**Explanation: **

To convert any fraction to decimal form, we just need to divide its numerator by the denominator. In this case, if we convert 15 minutes to hours we write it as 15/60 because 1 hour = 60 minutes.

So, 15/60 means we need to divide 15 by 60, which gives us 0.25

This means 15 minutes can be written as 0.25 hours in the decimal form.

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