Posted by **Shohanur** on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8:20pm.

In the ways of developing the ways of calculating time, astronomers divided an hour into 60 minutes. Why is 60 a better choice 59 or 61?

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**Steve**, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8:23pm
the same question was answered about hours in a day. The same answer applies here.

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 9:35pm
60 is better choice, because if you divide it than it go's in even.

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**Steve**, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:24pm
whatever that means. 60 has many factors, making it possible to divide it into equal parts in many ways.

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**Anonymous**, Monday, September 23, 2013 at 10:55pm
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