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Another poorly written word problem (Part 6)

Textbooks have included the occasional awful problem ever since Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble chiseled their homework on slate tablets while attending Bedrock Elementary. But even with the understanding that there have been children have been doing awful homework problems since the dawn of time (and long before the advent of the Common Core), this one is a doozy. 250 more words

Algebra II

Unicorn, Rainbow and Glitter

This morning at work, monsters looked like Charming Princes snd everybody loved everyone…

And the cook made us a royal fruit salad for our work lunch, loving it !


Quote for Today: David Byrne

I wouldn’t be surprised if poetry – poetry in the broadest sense, in the sense of a world filled with metaphor, rhyme, and recurring patterns, shapes, and designs – is how the world works. 27 more words

Quote For Today

Deserialize JSON to instance of JavaScript class

Prototypical class is used to create classes in JavaScript like other programming languages.
The object return from these classes will have corresponding class information. When you to try to serialize and de-serialize this object, the class information associated with the corresponding object will be removed. 196 more words


Median and percentile in T-SQL

Back in 2014 I wrote a blog post on how to calculate a median value using the NTILE window function. It’s far from the best performing solution there is, but it worked on SQL Server 2008, before the introduction of… 1,549 more words