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Description:

This activity asks student to determine if there a Friday the 13th in every year. The activity, from the Figure This! collection of 80 math challenges, also considers superstitions associated with the number 13. It suggests that the student make lists and examine calendars to determine the total number of possible calendar arrangements. The usefulness of reasoning with number patterns and dates is noted. The page features links to a solution hint, the solution, related math questions, and resources for researching other questions related to calendars and dates. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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Keywords:

Informal Education,Process skills,Number and operations,Middle School,NSDL,Grade 8,Mathematics,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184521638T,Grade 6,Problem solving,Number patterns,Strategies,Patterns and sequences,Education,Grade 7

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English

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