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Comment on Counting Divisors of a Number by Counting Divisors – with Conditions – The Math Doctors
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Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:43:16 +0000https://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=4105#comment-3136[…] time we looked at a classic problem for which there is a nice formula, namely counting all divisors of a given number. This time, we will examine a question from last August where we have to count the number of […]
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Comment on 2020 and the Y0K Problem by Zeller’s Rule: What Day of the Week Is It? – The Math Doctors
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Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:01:37 +0000https://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=4006#comment-3054[…] been celebrating a new year with some examination of dates: the fact that 2020 is a new decade (sort of) and a leap year (definitely), and now, some details about how the whole Gregorian […]
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Comment on 2020 and the Y0K Problem by Leap Years: When and Why – The Math Doctors
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Mon, 06 Jan 2020 13:00:41 +0000https://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=4006#comment-3000[…] Last week we looked at some questions that arose leading up to the year 2000, triggered by the 20th anniversary of that event. Now we’ll start from a different question about that year, to look at the story of leap years. […]
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Comment on Finding the Median of Grouped Data by Shusil Khanal
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Sat, 04 Jan 2020 06:06:21 +0000https://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=2064#comment-2961thankyou sir.
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Comment on Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers: Converting by 2020 and the Y0K Problem – The Math Doctors
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Mon, 30 Dec 2019 13:00:23 +0000https://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=3900#comment-2932[…] mixed numbers like (-3frac{1}{4}), as we’ve seen recently, are treated like (-left(3+frac{1}{4}right) = -3-frac{1}{4}); both the whole part and the […]
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Comment on Why is a Linear Equation Called Linear? by Does a Linear Function Have to be Continuous? – The Math Doctors
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Thu, 26 Dec 2019 13:02:19 +0000https://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=809#comment-2915[…] Last year I discussed the term “linear equation” with an emphasis on how the term has been broadened from its initial literal mean of “line”; what you are asking about is a considerably smaller modification than the issue there! […]
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Comment on Long Division: When Zero Gets in the Way by Dave Peterson
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Wed, 25 Dec 2019 04:09:47 +0000http://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=123#comment-2908Long division can be tricky! If you have trouble with it, feel free to ask a question at https://www.themathdoctors.org/ask/.
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Comment on Shifting and Stretching Graphs by Dave Peterson
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Wed, 25 Dec 2019 04:06:41 +0000https://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=2104#comment-2907You’re welcome.

Before I did the research for that last question, I had a general sense of what was possible, but I was surprised by how much variation actually exists!

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Comment on Shifting and Stretching Graphs by rxi16
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Wed, 25 Dec 2019 01:22:15 +0000https://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=2104#comment-2906Thank you for doing all of this research on compression “by a factor of…”! I am grateful. It was exactly addressing an issue out of which I thought I would never make sense nor find any answers.
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Comment on Long Division: When Zero Gets in the Way by Chris
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Tue, 24 Dec 2019 21:03:00 +0000http://www.themathdoctors.org/?p=123#comment-2903]]>Just looking at that.. Like trying to decipher some sort of secret code. I’m going to have to get a tutor 😆
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