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Friday the Thirteenth

 

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Are you bothered by the number 13 or when the 13th day of the month falls in a Friday. If you are, you might suffer from "triskaidekaphobia, or fear off the number 13. Every year has at least one Friday the 13th, but some years has as many as three of then. How many Friday the 13ths will their be this year. Will this year be a bad year for peple that fear the number 13?

Answer Key

Are you bothered by the number 13 or when the 13th day of the month falls on a Friday? If you are, you might suffer from "triskaidekaphobia," or fear of the number 13. Every year has at least one Friday the 13th, but some years have as many as three of them. How many Friday the 13ths will there be this year? Will this year be a bad year for people who fear the number 13?


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2005 Education World

05/2005
 

 

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