I found this very complex mathematical formula that allows one to figure out the day of the week any date falls on. Don’t let the formula intimidate you! I did this with some 3rd graders today and with a few explanations, they were able to figure it out. So can you!
How can you spend your Math Minutes this week?
- Watch the video linked above
- Figure out the day of the week you were born on using your birthdate and year.
- Figure out the day of the week for another date in history (Pearl Harbor, Declaration of Independence, etc.).
- Check out this Dr. Math Forum post for some more information about calendars and even a different formula to use
Turn in all LEGIBLE work to the EY coordinator at your building for a small prize!