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I feel so thick tonight-HELP PLEASE

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pellmell Mon 01-Jun-09 22:12:24

how on earth do I record part hours on a time sheet?
I want to write eight and a half hours in tiny boxes and I've just realised that 8.5 is probably not correct (even though I've been sending them in like that for monthsblush
Oh and 7 and three quarter hours?

cornsilk Mon 01-Jun-09 22:14:12

Why isn't 8.5 hours correct? That's what I'd do.

KatyMac Mon 01-Jun-09 22:14:27

The most important thing is that you don't change without telling them (preferably in writing)

So carry on as you have been .5=30min, .75=45min & ring & discuss it with them - they probably have a system they would rather yu would use

ellingwoman Mon 01-Jun-09 22:14:42

What's wrong with 8.5?

I'd do that. So 7.75

FluffyBunnyGoneBad Mon 01-Jun-09 22:14:52

8.5 is right I think. 7.75 is seven and three quarters.

Twims Mon 01-Jun-09 22:15:05

7 and 3/4 = 7.75 and 8 and a half = 8.5

TheOddOne Mon 01-Jun-09 22:15:08

8 hrs 30 mins
7 hrs 45 mins

Would that work?

Or just round it up wink

pellmell Mon 01-Jun-09 22:23:33

Thankyou blush

pellmell Mon 01-Jun-09 22:53:12

me again....
so you wouldn't put
8.30 hrs (instead of 8.5)

7.45 hrs (instead of 7.75)

TubOfLardWithInferiorRange Tue 02-Jun-09 03:44:31

No. It's 8.5 and 7.75. I started out as a banker. I know these things. 8.30 hrs is not 8 and one half hours. It's like 8 hours and eighteen minutes or something! 8.5 hrs is one and one half hours.

scienceteacher Tue 02-Jun-09 05:40:48

You could change the format of your time column to show time. Then you can enter it is hours:minutes.

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