Category Archives: Math Education

Computing Dates of Fathers Day with Excel

My wedding anniversary (16-June) and Fathers Day are on the same weekend this year. Next year, Fathers Day and my anniversary are on the same day. I became curious about (a) how to compute the date of Fathers Day for each year, and (b) determining the years when Fathers Day and my anniversary occur on the same date. Continue reading

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Math Anxiety with the Pythagorean Theorem

You might be amazed the amount of math anxiety I deal with at work. Folks often stop by my cube for help – I always try to help because I remember how I felt when I was in school and did not understand any math. Continue reading

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