The TIME function returns the serial number of a particular time.

TIME takes 3 required arguments and no optional arguments:

Syntax: TIME(hour, minute, second)

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Using the TIME function:
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The arguments for the TIME function are:
Argument Required? Description
hour Required A number from 0 (zero) to 32767 representing the hour. Any value greater than 23 will be divided by 24 and the remainder will be treated as the hour value. For example, TIME(27,0,0) = TIME(3,0,0) = .125 or 3:00 AM.
minute Required A number from 0 to 32767 representing the minute. Any value greater than 59 will be converted to hours and minutes. For example, TIME(0,750,0) = TIME(12,30,0) = .520833 or 12:30 PM.
second Required A number from 0 to 32767 representing the second. Any value greater than 59 will be converted to hours, minutes, and seconds. For example, TIME(0,0,2000) = TIME(0,33,22) = .023148 or 12:33:20 AM.

Summary

The TIME function returns the serial number of a particular time.
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