TIME 
TIME(hour, minute, second) 
Returns the time as a decimal given an hour, minute, second. 
hour  The hour component, between 0 and 23. 
minute  The minute component, between 0 and 59. 
second  The second component, between 0 and 59. 
REMARKS 
* If the cell has the "General" number format, then this cell is formatted automatically to "h:mm AM/PM" * If "hour" > 23, then "hour" Mod 24 is used. * If "hour" < 0, then #NUM! is returned. * If "minute" > 59, then "minute" is converted to hours and minutes. * If "minute" < 0, then the minutes are subtracted from (hour * 60). * If "minute" < 0 and (hour * 60)  minute < 0, then #NUM! is returned. * If "second" > 59, then "second is converted to minutes and seconds. * If "second" > 32767, then #NUM! is returned. * If "second" < 0, then the seconds are subtracted from the ( (hour * 60) * 60 ) = (minutes * 60) ) * If "second" < 0 and ( (hour * 60) * 60) < 0, then #NUM! is returned. * You can use the DATE function to return the date serial number given a year, month, day. * You can use the HOUR function to return the hour as an integer given a date serial number. * You can use the MINUTE function to return the minutes as an integer given a date serial number. * You can use the NOW function to return the serial number of the current system date and time. * You can use the SECOND function to return the seconds as an integer given a date serial number. * You can use the TEXT function to return a number as a formatted text string. * You can use the TIMEVALUE function to return the time as a decimal given a time in text format. * For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.microsoft.com * For the Google documentation refer to support.google.com 

1  What is the decimal number for the time 12:00:00. 2  What is the time for the hour 12, the minute 0 and the second 0. This cell has been formatted with the number format "hh:mm:ss AM/PM". 3  What is the time for the hour 12, the minute 0 and the second 20. The 20 seconds have been taken away from the hour and minutes. 4  What is the time for the hour 12, the minute 0 and the second 120. The 120 seconds have been added to the hour and minutes. 5  What is the time for the hour 12, the minute 0 and the second 120. The 120 seconds have been taken away from the hour and minutes. 6  What is the time for the hour 12, the minute 20 and the second 0. The 20 minutes have been taken away from the hour. 7  What is the time for the hour 12, the minute 120 and the second 0. The 120 minutes have been added to the hour. 8  What is the time for the hour 12, the minute 120 and the second 0. The 120 minutes have been taken away from the hour. 9  What is the time for the hour 40, the minute 0 and the second 0. The 40 hours have been added to 12:00:00 AM. 10  What is the time for the hour 23, the minute 18 and the second 14. This time has been converted into the text format "h:mm:ss AM/PM". 11  What is the time for the hour 1, the minute 61 and the second 0. When 61 minutes is taken away from the hour 1 (60 minutes) there is a negative amount of minutes so #NUM! is returned. 12  What is the time for the hour 1, the minute 0 and the second 3601. When 3601 seconds is taken away from the hour 1 (3600 seconds) there is a negative amount of seconds so #NUM! is returned. 13  If the "year" < 0, then #NUM! is returned. 14  If any of the arguments are not numeric, then #VALUE! is returned. 
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