How many hours in 1 century?
The answer is 876600.
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The SI base unit for time is the second.
1 second is equal to 0.00027777777777778 hours, or 3.1688087814029E-10 century.
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The hour was originally defined in Egypt as 1/24 of a day, based on their duo-decimal numbering system (which counted finger joints on each hand).
A century is a period of 100 years, which can have either 24 or 25 leap years, depends on whether the year xx00 is a leap year or not.
We assume there are 25 leap year days in a typical century. A non-leap year of 365 days would have 86,400 * 365 = 31,536,000 seconds in it. Adding another 25 days adds 2,160,000 seconds, so there are a total of 3,155,760,000 seconds in a century that has 25 leap years.
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