# What fraction of an hour is 40 minutes?

**Solution:**

We know that there are 60 minutes in an hour.

To find the fraction, we will have to find 40 parts out of 60(whole) that is represented as 40 / 60.

Thus, the required fraction is 40 / 60 or 2 /3.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 7 Exercise 7.1 Question 5

## What fraction of an hour is 40 minutes?

**Summary:**

We use the concept of fractions to determine what fraction of an hour is 40 minutes. The fraction that represents 40 minutes in an hour is 2 / 3.