How Much Is A Half Hour?

Why do you say an hour instead of an hour?

An hour is correct, because “hour” begins with a vowel sound.

A vs.

an depends on pronunciation, not spelling..

How much is $29.65 an hour annually?

$29.65/hour = $59,300/year.

Is 90 minutes an hour and a half?

There are 60 minutes in an hour. So, 90 minutes is between 1 hour and 2 hours (2 x 60 = 120 minutes). It is exactly half way between, hence 90 minutes is 1 and 1 half hours (or less formally, 1 and a half hours).

How do you write half hour?

In general, for some number of hours, plus some fraction of an hour, you’d use the number, plus the fraction, plus “hours”, plural. “Four and a half hours.”, “Three and three-quarters hours,” etc. However, for the specific case of 1.5 hours, the usual expression is “an hour and a half”.

What is half hour time?

a period of 30 minutes. the midpoint between the hours: The clock struck on the half-hour.

Is a half hour longer than an hour?

I agree with you. It takes half an hour longer. It takes half/twice as long.

How long is an hour?

60 minutesAn hour (symbol: h; also abbreviated hr) is a unit of time conventionally reckoned as 1⁄24 of a day and scientifically reckoned as 3,599–3,601 seconds, depending on conditions. There are 60 minutes in an hour, and 24 hours in a day.

How many is 2 hours?

Using MinutesHOURSMINUTES2 hours1203 hours1804 hours2405 hours30014 more rows

What is the quarter of an hour?

1 : fifteen minutes. 2 : any of the quarter points of an hour.

How do you write one half hour?

“half-hour” is commonly written with a dash (hyphen) and is a distinct word in the dictionary. So, “a half-hour” = 30 minutes = “half an hour”.

Is a half an hour 30 minutes?

: 30 minutes I waited for half an hour.

Why is it half an hour?

‘A’ is used for words with a consonant-sounding beginning, and ‘An’ is used for vowel-sounding beginnings of words. “A half hour” is OK, but the reason it is half an hour” and not “half a hour” is because the h in hour is silent, so the word begins with the vowel sound.

Is it an hour or a hour?

You should say, ‘an hour’ (because hour begins with a vowel sound) and ‘a history’ (because history begins with a consonant sound). You should say ‘a union’ even if union begins with a ‘u’. This is because the pronunciation begins with ‘yu’, a consonant sound.

Is it an half or a half?

So, to answer your question, either ‘a half’ or ‘an half’ could be correct, depending on which regional dialect is being used. In North America, it would be ‘a half’ for sure, but in the UK it might be either ‘a half’ or ‘an half’.

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