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LEC students test math skills

January 31, 2014

What is the 2004th odd integer? It took Nick Lindsey about three seconds to come up with 400....

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Jan-31-14 6:17 PM

Imig666, Nick Lindsey caught this mistake in the paper. He said it was probably a typo... Way to go Nick I am so proud of you!!!

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Jan-31-14 11:42 AM

Maybe Rob wasn't good at math in school, or maybe he was fed some wrong info, or maybe it's just a typo; but the maximun number of leap years in a 30 year period isn't five. In fact, it's far from it. The problem is not as simple as dividing 30 by 4 however. You have to visualize it. Make year 1 the first leap year, and successive leap years will occure in years 5,9,13,17,21,25, and 29, making a total of 8. That probably represents some kind of universal formula, but heck, I'm a musician... Danny Imig

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