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## How do I begin writing?

8 Great Ways to Start the Writing Process

- Start in the Middle. If you don’t know where to start, don’t bother deciding right now.
- Start Small and Build Up.
- Incentivize the Reader.
- Commit to a Title Up Front.
- Create a Synopsis.
- Allow Yourself to Write Badly.
- Make Up the Story as You Go.
- Do the Opposite.

**What is .8 of an hour?**

Decimal Hours-to-Minutes Conversion Chart

Minutes | Tenths of an Hour | Hundredths of an Hour |
---|---|---|

51 | .8 | .85 |

52 | .8 | .86 |

53 | .8 | .88 |

54 | .9 | .90 |

### What is .15 of an hour?

Option 2: Use our minutes conversion chart

Minutes | Decimal Hours | Decimal Hours |
---|---|---|

9 | .15 | .82 |

10 | .17 | .83 |

11 | .18 | .85 |

12 | .20 | .87 |

**How do you fully develop a topic?**

5-step process to paragraph development

- Decide on a controlling idea and create a topic sentence.
- Explain the controlling idea.
- Give an example (or multiple examples)
- Explain the example(s)
- Complete the paragraph’s idea or transition into the next paragraph.

#### What is 7 10th of an hour?

Well, that’s just seven of those tenths, which we can say mathematically as 7 times 6. Wait a minute! We know the answer to that one! It’s 42!

**How much is 3 quarter of an hour?**

The use of “a quarter of an hour” to mean 15 minutes, “half an hour” to mean 30 minutes, and “three-quarters of an hour” to mean 45 minutes, are all common, ordinary, natural expressions in English.

## How do you find a topic in an essay?

How to Find the Perfect Essay Topic in Five Easy Steps

- Write down five things you’ve learned in the last few years that you found fascinating.
- Write down five adjectives your friends would use to describe you.
- Write down the five times in the last few years when you’ve been your happiest.
- Write down five things you’re excited to tackle in college.

**What are interesting topics to write about?**

Interesting Topics to Write About

- Identify a moment in your life that made you feel like you had superpowers.
- How have you handled being the “new kid” in your lifetime?
- When you’re feeling powerful, what song best motivates you?
- What is your spirit animal?
- Dear Me in 5 Years…
- How has water impacted your life?

### Is 1.5 hours 1 hour and 30 minutes?

1.5 hours is therefore 1 hour and 30 minutes. In decimal form, this is 7.5 hours.

**What is 1/4th of an hour?**

15 minutes

#### What is 2 by 5 of an hour?

Answer. Answer: There are 60 minutes in an hour. Divide that number by 5 and you get 12 minutes each fifth. Multiply one fifth of an hour (12 minutes) by 2 and you get 24 minutes, which is two fifths of an hour.

**What fraction of an hour is 3 minutes?**

0.050

## What is 3/4 an hour?

Three fourths of an hour is 45 minutes.

**What is 4/5ths of an hour?**

(60* 4/5) min = 48 minutes.

### Where can you find a topic for your research?

You can also ask a librarian at the Library Service Desk. Library resources like Credo Reference Unlimited, Gale Virtual Reference Library, CQ Researcher and subject-specific encyclopedias can help you come up with topic ideas because they provide great overviews and introductions to topics.