### Excel MINUTE Function

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel MINUTE Function in Excel to get the minute of time. ## MINUTE Function Overview

The MINUTE Function Returns the minute as a number (0-59).

To use the MINUTE Excel Worksheet Function, Select cell and Type: (Notice how the formula input appear)

## MINUTE Function syntax and Inputs:

serial_number – The time, represented as a fraction of the day or entered as time surrounded by quotations (“s”). Example: You can not enter 8:00:00 pm directly into the cell. Instead you would need to use the corresponding fraction of the day: .3333 or the time surrounded by quorations: “8:00:00 pm”. Alternatively, you can reference a cell with the time entered. Excel automatically converts times stored in cells into a fractional number (unless the time is stored as text).

## Minute Examples

The MINUTE Function returns the minute number of a time:

### MINUTE and TIME Functions

Using the TIME and MINUTE Functions you can create a new time with the minute number from the original time:

##  `application.worksheetfunction.minute(serial_number)`