How do I set up inches per Minute/Second in Excel

```I need to know how to take a known inch per Minute and divide by a known
measurement and displayed as minutes and seconds.  The answer of the equation
(minutes and seconds) is where I'm having trouble.
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```Actually, you need to divide your measured length by the known rate (inches
per minute). This gives you the number of minutes, but to display using m:ss
format you need to divide by 1440, the number of minutes per day (since
Excel counts time as the fraction of a day).

So put your measurement in A2, your rate in B2, and this formula into C2:

=A2/B2/1440

Then format C2 using a custom number format of

m:ss

If you want fractional seconds, use m:ss.0, m:ss.00, or m:ss.000 (the most
you'll get is thousandths).

- Jon
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"Denise" <Denise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I need to know how to take a known inch per Minute and divide by a known
> measurement and displayed as minutes and seconds.  The answer of the
> equation
> (minutes and seconds) is where I'm having trouble.

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