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Re: Calendar formula for 2nd Wednesday of each successive month
Posted:
Jan 25, 2013 7:37 PM


> > But now I have a new calendar question, sort of a > reversal of the 7 > calendars. I am receiving social security checks > every 2nd wednesday > of the month.
Why? Being a moron is not a disability.
> So the question is, what math formula can be written > that tells me how > many days in each month, starting January of 2013 for > the next ten > years, how many days in each month that I have to > wait for the check. > > For example, January 2013, the first wednesday was > 2nd and the second > wednesday was the 9th which means I had to wait 9 > days for Jan 2012 to > receive the check. Now Feb 2012, the first wednesday > is 6th and the > second wednesday is the 13th so I have to wait 13 > days. > > So far I have this: > 2013 > Jan wait 9 > Feb wait 13 > . > . > . > > So what is the formula that gives me those numbers > without consulting > a calendar? Here I would have to include leap years. > > And it is obvious that the numbers have a lower limit > of 7 and a upper > limit of 15, depending on what day is the first day > of that month. > > What I am interested in is whether there is a > internal pattern that > can easily tell me if a month is going to have a > early payday or > whether it is near to 15 day wait. > > And I wonder if some years are going to have many 7 > day paydays or > many 15 day paydays, given that a > probability of a 7 or 15 day month is about 1 per > year since we have > 12/7 = 1.7 > > Anyone figure out a formula? > > And I would guess that there is a general formula for > what day is the > 1st of the month for the next ten years has been > figured out and that > this formula is part of the solution for the 2nd > wednesday of each > month. > > >  > > Google's archives are topheavy in hatespew from > searchengine > bombing. Only Drexel's Math Forum has done a > excellent, simple and > fair archiving of AP posts for the past 15 years as > seen here: > > http://mathforum.org/kb/profile.jspa?userID=499986 > > Archimedes Plutonium > http://www.iw.net/~a_plutonium > whole entire Universe is just one big atom > where dots of the electrondotcloud are galaxies >

