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Were you born
on a Monday
Monday's child is fair of face; Tuesday's child is full of grace. On what day of the week were you born? Can you devise a method to find the day of the week for any date?
Monday Tuesday Wednesday
An algorithm is a step-by-step process for completing a task. Algorithms are used by those who follow routines or recipes in their work: computer scientists, factory workers, statisticians, and chefs, among others.
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