Howto read 14:05 seconds and 14:5 seconds? 14.05 seconds Fourteen ou five seconds? 14.5 seconds fourteen five seconds? Please ignore the bold writing in the title part.
Oct 17, 2018 11:44 PM
Answers · 8
Fourteen minutes and five seconds. There is no perfect way to write this, but neither of yours is quite right. 14m 5s or 14:05 are both ok, though 14:05 could easily be mistaken for 'five past two in the afternoon'. Strictly, you could also write it as 14' 5", but I have never seen this done, I wouldn't recommend it
October 17, 2018
14.05s can also simply be read as "fourteen-'O'-five (seconds)" and 14.50s as "fourteen-five-zero (seconds)"/"fourteen-fifty (seconds)"
October 18, 2018
14'5" would be understood as a measurement of length in America, Fourteen feet, five inches.

Time is recorded as follows.




Written as above it is fourteen minutes and five seconds.

October 18, 2018
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