# SECOND function

SECOND returns the second for the given time value. The second is returned as an integer 0 - 59.

## Syntax

SECOND(`number`)

`number` is
a time value represented by a decimal for which the second is to be
returned.

## Example

`=SECOND(NOW())` returns
the current second.

`=SECOND(C4)`) returns `17` if
the content of C4 is 17:20:17.

`=SECOND(0.00019676)`)
returns `17` as the time value is the same
as `=SECOND(17/(24*60*60))` and corresponds to
12/30/1899 00:00:17.