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Multiply static time by variable number in minute / seconds

Posted on 2012-04-10
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Hello Experts,

I always get confused on getting the correct time it requires to perform a task based on a set number and keep in minute/second format.
I need the outcome to be in the minute:second format 0:00:00
A1 is the time to perform the task (in this case 0:01:04)
A2 is the variable number to enter for the count of tasks to be completed (scenerio is 24)
(A2 will be keyed by end-user and is a variable number)
In my example 24 x 0:01:04 = 0:25:36

I am not sure if this is an excel expression or a vba change cell calcuation to derive this result.

Any assistance would be appreciated since I am stuck and need to use this format for numerous task activities.

Thanks,
Michael
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Hello Michael,
There may be an easier way but this seems to work.  In my formula A1 contains the hh:mm:ss.  B1 contains the multiplier.  Here's the formula.

=TEXT(B1*SUM(HOUR(A1)*60^2,MINUTE(A1)*60,SECOND(A1))/86400,CHOOSE(MATCH(B1*SUM(HOUR(A1)*60^2,MINUTE(A1)*60,SECOND(A1)),{0,60,3600},1),":ss","m:ss","[h]:mm:ss"))

Kyle
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If you want the format to be consistent then you can this.  It's shorter.

=TEXT(B1*SUM(HOUR(A1)*60^2,MINUTE(A1)*60,SECOND(A1))/86400,"hh:mm:ss")
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