Converting time cells in excel

Hi

I need to convert the following cells to just a number represendint minutes. At present they show minutes and seconds.

360:05 mins
206:02 mins
1841:09 mins
194:05 mins
355:19 mins
243:30 mins
177:26 mins
81:44 mins
21:01 mins
347:17 mins

What is the best way to do that.
broadcastwarehouseAsked:
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Rory ArchibaldCommented:
Do the cells actually contain the text "mins"? Also do you just want say '360' as the output or '360' mins or something else, and do you want the seconds rounded up, down or ignored?
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chrisrbloomCommented:
If 360:05 mins is A1, use:

=LEFT(A1,FIND(":",A1,1)-1)
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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
Try

=VALUE(SUBSTITUTE(A1," mins",""))*24
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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
or simply

=SUBSTITUTE(A1," mins","")*24
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