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Happy Square Root Day

March 3, 2009

Square Root Day occurs only nine times per century, and one of them is today: 3/3/09.  You might have been busy celebrating New Year’s Day on the first Square Root Day of the century: 1/1/01, and you might have been distracted by Groundhog Day on 2/2/04, but make sure you don’t miss this one, or you’ll have to wait another 7 years until the next one on 4/4/16. 🙂

Since we won’t be in school for Pi Day (3/14), which falls on a Saturday this year, you might want to mention this one to your classes, if you read about it in time.

Happy Square Root Day!

5 Comments leave one →
  1. March 3, 2009 12:50 am

    p.s. This was post 100 for this blog. I was going to add this information to the actual post until I noticed that the word count for the post was sitting at exactly 100 words!

  2. March 6, 2009 6:11 am

    Congratulations on your 100th post! I like how you kept that announcement in the comments to preserve the word count.

  3. May 26, 2009 12:04 pm

    Cool observation:) It’s pity it is a bit to late to celebrate now when I found this post 🙂

  4. ron gordon permalink
    January 14, 2011 8:14 pm

    You covered Square Root Day (3/3/9)–we’re back with another: Sunday is the (soft) deadline for entries for the Story Day Contest (for “ones upon a day”—1/11/11—can email to you a page detailing this—hope you can use it. After this, we’re hibernating until the next Odd Day (7/9/11) thanks for your interest. regards, ron cell (650) 787-7381 home (650) 364-0652


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