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Speech

Publication Date

8-20-2018

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286

196

162

What is the pattern or relationship? What do these numbers mean?

286

196

162

Come on...this is a mathematics academy…Would it help if I told you that these numbers have something to do with June 1, 2019?

286 is the number of all days between today and June 1, 2019. Does anyone know the significance of June 1, 2019?

196 is the number of all business days, excluding weekends and holidays between today and June 1, 2019 Graduation day for the class of 2019. Are they in the house?

And 162 days is the number of all classroom days, excluding weekends and holidays, excluding extended weekends, and excluding final exams between today and June 1, 2019--graduation day for which class? 2019!

Good morning and welcome to Convocation 2018!

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