ERIC Number: EJ781837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Reference Count: 4
It's a Holiday!!
Ratliff, Michael I.; Mc Shane, Janet M.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v30 n1 p17-22 Jan 2008
This article studies various holiday distributions, the most interesting one being Easter. Gauss' Easter algorithm and Microsoft Excel are used to determine that the Easter distribution can be closely approximated by the convolution of two well-known uniform distributions. (Contains 8 figures.)
Descriptors: Holidays, Computer Software, Spreadsheets, Statistics, Computation, Statistical Distributions, Mathematics Education
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