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Friday the 13th and the Datetime Method 3

Posted by Cleve Moler,

Today is Friday, the 13th. In many parts of the world, today is regarded as unlucky. But I want to revisit an old question: is today unlikely? What are the chances that the 13th of any month falls on a Friday? Computing the answer makes use of a new MATLAB® feature, the datetime method.... read more >>

Happy Valentine’s Day

Posted by Cleve Moler,

Edward Scheinerman, The Mathematics Lover's Companion, Yale University Press, 2017 https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300223002/mathematics-lovers-companion... read more >>