Category Archives: Interactive calculators

Ellipse perimeter

Ellipses are far more aesthetically pleasing than “racetrack”-shaped tables. They also have fascinating — and somewhat complicated — geometry. I …

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Sample size calculator

Appropriate sample size for market research surveys is an endlessly (yet sloppily) debated topic. Sample size calculator Click on the …

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Billing rate arithmetic: Salaried vs hourly equivalencies

 11 min read Employers are often highly misguided regarding how to determine fair hourly rates for contractors.  With individual clients …

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The (alleged) dog poo problem

6 min read Non-dog people like to complain about how much dog poo they encounter all over creation – and …

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BINGO card generator

At a house party where people don’t know each other very well, I use a Bingo game to incite introductions …

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Recipe calorie calculator

Calculate calories and fat in baked goods The ideal coffee cake! In the midst of some years of adult trauma, …

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Helium-filled kites

1 min read The effect of gas content on lift equilibrium of an inflatable wing It’s an oft-heard jest in …

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Height advantage in hiking

2 min read For an outdoorsy, not-so-tall girl, it’s not uncommon to wind up at the back of a pack …

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