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If 1 year is equal to 365 days, how many seconds are there in a year.

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1 year consists of 365 days. 1 day has 24 hours, each hour has 60 minutes and each minute has 60 seconds.

This gives the number of seconds in an hour as 60*60 = 3600 and the number of seconds in a day as 24*3600 = 86400

The number of seconds in 365 days is 86400*365 = 31536000 seconds.

There are 31536000 seconds in a year.

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masterkak | Student

Question: How many seconds are in a year?

Solution: Facts : Generally a year consists of 365 or 366 ( for a leap year)

Day consists of 24 hrs and each hour has 60 minutes in which each minute is further sub divided into 60 seconds

Now from this data you can answer your question

For a Non-leap year: Number of days = 365

Number of hours in a year = 365*24 = 8760

Number of minutes in a year = 365*24*60 = 525,600

Number of seconds in a year = 365*24*60*60 = 31,536,000

For a leap year: Number of days = 366

Number of hours in a year = 366*24 = 8,784

Number of minutes in a year = 366*24*60 = 527,040

Number of seconds in a year = 366*24*60*60 = 31,622,400

Conclusion: In a year we have 31.536 Million seconds for non Leap year and 31.6224 Million seconds fro a Leap year

csowers | Student

1 year = 365 days = 31,536,000 (365 days x 86,400 seconds per day)

1 day = 24 hours = 86,400 seconds (24 hours x 3600 seconds per hour)

1 hour = 60 minutes = 3600 seconds (60 minutes x 60 seconds per minute)

1 minute = 60 seconds

sirdavidcores1 | Student

31 556 926 seconds

kavthuv | Student

Thankyou so much

heba1986 | Student

1 year=365 day

the day=24 hour

the hour=60 minutes

and the minute=60 seconds

=> the number of seconds in year is

365*24*60*60=31536000 seconds