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On what day of the week did 1994 begin? 2015-04-05
From tayyaba:
there were 365 days in the year 1993 the first day of the year was friday. on what day of the week did 1994 begin?
Answered by Penny Nom.
On what day of the week was July 4, 1904? 2014-01-11
From Madi:
Hi guys,
I have a question. July 4, 1903, was a Tuesday. On what day of the week was July 4, 1904? If you could give me an equation that would work for any question like this, that would be GREAT!
Your fellow math scholar (in training),
Madi

Answered by Penny Nom.
Tina is older than Catherine by 1 year and 7 months 2012-03-03
From jennifer:
Tina is older than Catherine by 1 year and 7 months. Karen is younger than Tina by 2 years and 11 months. If Karen is 7 years and 2 months old, find out Catherine's age.
Answered by Penny Nom.
26 paychecks 2009-01-21
From Kenneth:
Hello:

If someone is paid every two weeks, he receives 26 paychecks per year, (52 weeks/year)divided by (2 weeks/1 check) equals 26 paychecks per year.

However, if the calculation uses days instead of weeks, the answer is not exactly 26 paychecks. For example, 365 days divided by 14 days per paycheck equals 26 1/14 paychecks. Fourteen days is equivalent to two weeks, isn't it?

Why is there this fractional amount of 1/14 of a paycheck?

Answered by Robert Dawson and Victoria West.
Light years to miles 2008-03-24
From Robert:
HOW MANY MILES ARE THERE IN 7.5 BILLION LIGHT YEARS.
Answered by Penny Nom.
The distance of the Andromeda Galaxy 2007-10-22
From ROLY:
What is 2.5 million miles x 6 trillion miles (light year)
This is the distance of the ANDROMEDA Galaxy.

Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Your birthdays until your one hundredth 2006-09-09
From Alan:
which of your birthdays until your one hundredth, fall on the same day of the week as the day you were born?
Answered by Chris Fisher.
How old would i be in minutes 2006-08-09
From Mariah:
i would like to know how old would i be in minutes if i was thirteen years old including leap years
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Interest computed on a 360 per year basis 2006-04-06
From Sonya:
Okay, I am reading this promissory note that says interest is computed on 365/360 basis by applying the ratio of annual interest rate (24%) over a year of 360 days. I sure do not remember anything like this in school, and am stumped.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
What is 2,500 X 6 trillion miles? 2005-09-15
From Roly:
ANDROMEDA Galaxy is 2,500 light years away. A light year is 6 trillion miles. What is 2,500 X 6 trillion miles in a mathematical number?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Three times a year 2004-02-09
From Graham:
What is the term for a report that is submitted three time a year or at the very least a prefix term for one third
Answered by Harley Weston.
The square of my age was the same as the year 2003-04-14
From Pat:
Augustus de Morgan wrote in 1864, "At some point in my life, the square of my age was the same as the year." When was he born?
Answered by Penny Nom.
When will the calendar be the same as 2002? 2002-02-20
From John:
When will the calendar be the same as 2002? I know the answer is 2013, but I don't know how to answer this mathematically, or if it is possible to do so. This is a ninth grade level algebra question my daughter received from her teacher. Any ideas?
Answered by Chris Fisher, Patrick Maidorn and Penny Nom.
Leap Year 2000-09-20
From Jennifer:
The earth revolves around the sun in 365.24 days. How does our calendar deals with the extra 0.24 day?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Age in minutes 1999-11-21
From Mesha Jackson:
How old would I be in minutes if I were 12
Answered by Penny Nom.
Y2K? 1999-09-03
From Mike Putzakulish:
In Y2K, the "K" stands for thousand, but where did the "K" come from? I know it's not a Roman Numeral, but what is it??
Answered by Chris Fisher and Harley Weston.
 
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