**Wondering how many days are 72 hours? We have the answer for you! There are 3 days! And why? That is because one day (and night) together are 24 hours. So 24 three times is 72. Let me show you the math! This will be a tutorial on how to find the number of days in any amount of hours.**

To find out how many days are in any amount of hours, you just have to write the hours in your calculator and divide it by 24 which is the number of hours in one day, and in the result, you get the number of days.

72 / 24 = **3 (days)**

The result may be a decimal number, because you may not always get a round number of days. For example, let’s say you have 100 hours and you want to find out how many days would that be. Go ahead and divide hundred by 24. Let’s see the math!

100 / 24 = 4,1666(6) or 4,167

6 in brackets means that there is an infinite number of sixes. It can be rounded up as far as you like, for example, you can round it to two decimal digits, and the last digit will be +1 because it is above 5. For example, 4,17 number of days. If you round it to whole numbers, it will be 4, because the next digit to the right was 1, which is below 5, so you don’t have to add +1 to the new rounded result (next digit to the left).

In other words, twenty-four three times is seventy-two.

24 x 3 = 72

## How long is 72 hours?

Let’s say you wake up Monday morning and start counting the time. You spend time until Wednesday evening, go to sleep, then wake up on Thursday the same time as you woke up on Monday and the 72 hours are up. That is how log is 72 hours.

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