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Follow easy instructions on how to: Add up hours, Convert Hours, and Average Hours

Convert Conventional Hours into a Decimal Number

Convert Hours and Minutes into Minutes

Average Hours ignoring Zero's and Error Values

**Question**: I am adding up hours in Excel. My total is incorrect. What should I do?

**Short Answer:** Change the Format of your total cell to: **[h]: mm**

**Long Answer****:** see http://www.calculatehours.com/excel-how-to/add-hours.html

**Convert Conventional Hours into a decimal number.**

**Question: **How do I convert conventional hours into a decimal number?

**Short Answer: **

To convert hours using a calculator:

Divide the minutes by 60.

To convert hours using Excel:

Change the cell format to "Number" with 2 decimal places and multiply it by 24

**Long answer**, see: http://www.calculatehours.com/excel-how-to/convert-hours-to-Decimal.html

**How do I convert Hours and Minutes into minutes only **

Type your hours and minutes in an hh:mm format

Click on Format Cells

On the Number Tab, under "custom", type ** [m]
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**How do I calculate average ignoring Zero’s and Error Values? **

If you would like to get an accurate average, excluding zero's & error values, and your data is in cells A1:A10, type

=SUMIF(A1:A10,">0")/COUNTIF(A1:A10,">0")

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