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I am 24,739,200.....old. what unir of time did i use to come up with 24,730,200? How old am I?

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Hi Diana;
24,739,200 [(1 hour)/(60 minutes)]=412,320
412,320 [(1 day)/(24 hours)]=17,180
17,180 [(1 year)/(365 days)]=47
You are 47 years old.
You used minutes.

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So this takes some trial and error, unless you're very good about keeping track of how much and how often you're dividing the original number.
 
Here are the possibilities
 
365 days * 24 hours a day = 8760 hours in a year but 24,739,200/8760 = 2824.1095 years and that's too big to be the right answer
 
8760 hours * 60 minutes in an hour = 525, 600 minutes in a year, and 24,739,200/525,600 = 47.0685 years and that is quite possible
 
Therefore, the unit of time is minutes.