Calendrical calculation
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A Calendrical calculation is a calculation concerning calendar dates. Calendrical calculations can be considered an area of applied mathematics.
Some examples of calendrical calculations:
- The number of days between two dates.
- The date of a religious holiday, like Easter or Passover, for a given year.
- Converting a date between different calendars. For instance, dates in the Gregorian calendar can be converted to dates in the Islamic calendar with the Kuwaiti algorithm.
- Calculating the day of the week.
ReferencesEdit
- Edward M. Reingold and Nachum Dershowitz. Calendrical Calculations: The Millennium Edition. Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (2001). ISBN 0-521-77752-6