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Re:Easter
Posted:
Feb 22, 1995 8:04 AM


> Date sent: Wed, 22 Feb 1995 13:14:58 0500 (EST) > From: Stan Lockwood <s_lockwo@tec.nh.us> > To: nctml@forum.swarthmore.edu
> Does anyone have the "formula", algorithm or whatever else you want to > call itfor determining the DATE of Easter in any year? > > One such algorithm:
Let A be the year MOD 19 Let B be the year MOD 4 Let C be the year MOD 7 Let D be (19A + 24) MOD 30 Let E be ( 2B + 4C + 6D + 5) MOD 7
The Date for easter is: March (22+ D + E) if D+E < 10 April (D+E9) otherwise This comes from PASCAL, 2nd Edition, Dale and Weems, DC Heath 1987 Where they got it, I have no idea ********************************** * Calvin Piston * * Department of Mathematics * * John Brown University * * Siloam Springs, AR 72761 * * 501  524  7272 * * FAX: 524  9508 * **********************************



