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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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    the same question was answered about hours in a day. The same answer applies here.

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    60 is better choice, because if you divide it than it go's in even.

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    whatever that means. 60 has many factors, making it possible to divide it into equal parts in many ways.

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