# How long is a Mississippi?

## How long is a Mississippi?

Mississippi | |
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Area rank | 32nd |

Dimensions | |

• Length | 340 mi (545 km) |

• Width | 170 mi (275 km) |

## How dangerous is the Mississippi River?

It’s extremely dangerous to swim in the Mississippi River. The river is huge and the currents are strong, even right at water’s edge (whether or not you’re a great swimmer is irrelevant).

**What is the nickname of Mississippi?**

The Hospitality State

**Why do we say 1 Mississippi?**

The idea here is that adding the word “Mississippi” takes up enough time to make the number count equal to one second of time. So, if you are counting seconds, and want them to be as close to clock-time as possible, saying “1 Mississippi, 2 Missisippi, 3 Missisippi” will take an actual 3 seconds of time.

### What is Mississippi famous for?

Mississippi is a southern state that played a key role in the United States Civil War. It’s home to a wide variety of historical monuments and museums. The state is also known for its magnolias, catfish, bluegrass music, and southern charm.

### Is 1 Mississippi a second?

4 Answers. Mississippi is one of several phrases used to approximate one second for the purposes of informal time keeping. That is, if you count to five “Mississippily”, then you’ve counted five seconds.

**How do you count the perfect seconds?**

Mentally count as you breathe in for five seconds: one-potato, two-potato, and so on until you get to five-potato, then blow out for five seconds, counting the same way (saying “potato” approximates a second).

**How do you count 5 seconds?**

‘ You have five seconds. Start counting backward to yourself from five to one, then move,” says Robbins. “If you don’t move within five seconds, your brain will kill the idea and you’ll talk yourself out of doing it.”

#### How do you calculate 30 seconds?

Which is the same to say that 30 seconds is 0.5 minutes.

#### Why there are 60 minutes in an hour?

THE DIVISION of the hour into 60 minutes and of the minute into 60 seconds comes from the Babylonians who used a sexagesimal (counting in 60s) system for mathematics and astronomy. They derived their number system from the Sumerians who were using it as early as 3500 BC.

**Why can you skip count by 5 to show there are 60 minutes in an hour?**

Skip count in fives to find out how many minutes are in one hour. When we look at the clock face, one hour is once all the way around. And so, one hour is the same as the minute hand starting at the 12 and go all the way round back to the 12 again.

**How do you calculate hours and minutes for payroll?**

You do this by dividing the minutes worked by 60. You then have the hours and minutes in numerical form, which you can multiply by the wage rate. For example, if your employee works 38 hours and 27 minutes this week, you divide 27 by 60. This gives you 0.45, for a total of 38.45 hours.

## What is 10 minute payroll time?

Minute Conversion Chart

Minutes | Decimal Conversion |
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09 | 0.15 |

10 | 0.17 |

11 | 0.18 |

12 | 0.20 |

## How do you calculate minutes for payroll?

Converting minutes to decimals for payroll is simple. All you need to do is divide your minutes by 60. For example, say your employee worked 20 hours and 15 minutes during the week. Divide your total minutes by 60 to get your decimal.

**How do you add up time for payroll?**

Here’s how to determine hours worked:

- Convert all times to 24 hour clock (military time): Convert 8:45 am to 08:45 hours.
- Next, Subtract the start time from the end time.
- Now you have the actual hours and minutes worked for the day.
- Finally to determined total wage, you will need to convert this to a decimal format.

**How much do I make per hour?**

To determine your hourly wage, divide your annual salary by 2,080. If you make $75,000 a year, your hourly wage is $75,000/2080, or $36.06. If you work 37.5 hours a week, divide your annual salary by 1,950 (37.5 x 52).

### Do you get paid for 30 minutes?

California requires employers to provide a 30-minute meal break once the employee has worked five hours. An employer does not have to pay for this time; in other words, meal breaks are unpaid. However, this time must be paid, and the employee must agree to the on-duty break, in writing.