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# Re: Age Calc. in 1998

• To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
• Subject: Re: Age Calc. in 1998
• From: Charley Hamilton <chamilto(--nospam--at)eng.uci.edu>
• Date: Fri, 03 Apr 1998 11:20:36 -0800

```	A simple modification of this allows it to become an infinitely applicable
formula.  See the change in step 5.

Charley

PS - Grad students have way too much time on our hands.   ;-)

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Please do not Scroll to the bottom yet... It only takes approx. 30 seconds
to try this. (Don't read the bottom until you have worked out the math first!)

1. First of all, pick the number of days in a week that you would like
take your Colleague out for lunch.

2. Multiply this number by 2.

4. Multiply it by 50.

(current year - 250).  If you  haven't,  add (current year - 251).

6. Last step:  Subtract the four digit year that you were born.

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RESULTS:

You  should  now  have a three digit number: >
The first digit is the original number you picked!
(i.e. how many days you want to go out to lunch each week).

The second two digits are your age!   It really works!
Apparently this is the only year (1998) that this will ever work.
You'll notice that if you use zero as your original number, you'll