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convert minutes to hours and check if entering less then 60 minutes

I want to convert minutes to hours by entering a value in minutes, however if I enter a value less then 60 minutes then I get zero

Here is my code snippett

decimal Cost = (Minutes / 60 * hourRate);

what am i doing wrong

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mugsey
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mugsey
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flob9Commented:
try this :

decimal Cost = (((decimal)Minutes) / 60 * ((decimal)hourRate));
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
You could also use the TimeSpan.FromMinutes() method like this:

            int Minutes = 45;
            decimal hourRate = 10.25M;
            decimal Cost = (decimal)TimeSpan.FromMinutes(Minutes).TotalHours * hourRate;
            MessageBox.Show("Cost = " + Cost.ToString());

See: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.timespan.fromminutes.aspx
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