# What is the purpose of the writing process?

## What is the purpose of the writing process?

When someone communicates ideas in writing, they usually do so to express themselves, inform their reader, to persuade a reader or to create a literary work. In college, we mostly rely on two purposes for composition style writing, and those are to inform or to persuade the audience.

What do you mean by free writing?

Free writing has traditionally been seen as a prewriting technique in academic environments, in which a person writes continuously for a set period of time without worrying about rhetorical concerns or conventions and mechanics, sometimes working from a specific prompt provided by a teacher.

### How long is a free write?

Use a timer. Get a stopwatch or use a timer on your cellphone or computer. Freewrites are timed to ensure you stay focused and write. Usually, freewrites are done for 10-15 minutes. You can make the freewrite longer, 15-30 minutes, if you really want to go for it and write for a while.

How is 10 minutes written?

10 minutes = 0.1667 hours 10 divided by 1440 is 0.0069. Therefore, 10 minutes is the same as 0.0069 days.

#### What is 10 minutes of an hour in decimal?

Minutes to Decimal Hours CalculatorMinutesDecimal Hours0.18356

What is 45 minutes as a decimal?

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## What is 2 hours and 45 minutes as a decimal?

To convert time to just hours: 2 hours is 2 hours * (1 hour/ 1 hour) = 2 hours. 45 minutes is 45 minutes * (1 hour / 60 minutes) = 45/60 hours = 0.75 hours. 45 seconds is 45 seconds * (1 hour / 3600 seconds) = 45/3600 hours = 0.0125 hours. Adding them all together we have 2 hours + 0.75 hours + 0.0125 hours = 2.7625 …

What is 3 hours and 20 minutes as a decimal?

3 + 0.333 = 3.333 hours Note: Answers on this page are rounded to the nearest three decimals.

### What is 2 hours and 45 minutes expressed in just minutes?

What is 2 hours and 45 minutes expressed in just minutes? 2 × 60 = 120. 120 + 45 = 165. The answer is 165 minutes.

What is 3.5 in hours and minutes?

3.5 hours equals 210 minutes. 1 hour is 60 minutes, therefore there are 210 minutes in 3.5 hours.