Number of seconds in an hour

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How many seconds are there in an hour?


It is widely known the fact that there are 3600 seconds in an hour.  The mechanism is extremely simple.  There are 60 seconds in a minute and there are 60 minutes in an hour.  The main idea is that there are 3600 seconds in an hour (60*60=3600).  You multiply sixty by sixty and you obtain 3600.  Not too many people know that the hour was originally defined in Egypt as 1/24 of a day, based on their duo-decimal numbering system.


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