BABs Created During Spring 2008 Semester

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BABs are listed in the order in which they were created during the Spring 2008 semester.

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  1. The Cost of Artie Artichoke Dolls for Spring 2008 [13 January 2008]
  2. Using Loose Change To Buy Artie Dolls [13 January 2008]
  3. Bree's Age Plus Tyler's Age Equals Dad's Age [14 January 2008]
  4. One Dollar Equals 10 Cents? [14 January 2008]
  5. Study Equals Fail? [14 January 2008]
  6. December 2007 PPI Down 0.1%, Core PPI Up 0.2% [15 January 2008]
  7. December 2007 CPI Up 0.3%, Core CPI Up 0.2% [16 January 2008]
  8. Cost Of Taking Classes At SCC (Spring 2008) [17 January 2008]
  9. RIAA Sends Out 407 Letters To Universities and Colleges [18 January 2008]
  10. Photo Radar To Help Reduce Arizona's Budget Deficit [21 January 2008]
  11. MLK Quote on MLK Day 2008 [21 January 2008]
  12. Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates From 4.25% to 3.5% [22 January 2008]
  13. Tempe's 'Those Were The Days' Having a Big Book Sale [22 January 2008]
  14. Brett Farve... 3 19 Hut Hut Hike [22 January 2008]
  15. BARS:: Parking Meter 49 80-Minute Parking in Tempe, Arizona [22 January 2008]
  16. BARS:: Town Lake Freight Bridge Clearance in Tempe, Arizona [22 January 2008]
  17. Cash For Books is a Great Deal [23 January 2008]
  18. January 23rd is National Pie Day [23 January 2008]
  19. MPAA's Illegal Movie Downloading Study Found Defective [24 January 2008]
  20. Woolworth's January Sale During 1955 [24 January 2008]
  21. Vicki Saves $550 Worth of Pennies [26 January 2008]
  22. Two Rounding Functions: ceil() and floor() [26 January 2008]
  23. One Mile Equals 63,360 Inches? [27 January 2008]
  24. SRP Says--A Thousand Kilowatts of Thanks [28 January 2008]
  25. Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates From 3.50% to 3.0% [30 January 2008]
  26. BARS:: Alcohol Prohibited Sign in Portland, Oregon [02 February 2008]
  27. BARS:: 6 Miles From Dee, Oregon [02 February 2008]
  28. Google Reports 2007 4th-Quarter Results [03 February 2008]
  29. Yahoo! Reports 2007 4th-Quarter Results [03 February 2008]
  30. Exxon Mobile Reports 2007 4th-Quarter Results [03 February 2008]
  31. Super Bowl XLII, Tom Petty, KCDX [03 February 2008]
  32. Vehicle Registration For a 2005 Toy Camry [04 February 2008]
  33. Tip Calculator Functions [04 February 2008]
  34. Drugstore.com Up Pi% on 4 February 2008 [05 February 2008]
  35. f(x)--What Does It Mean? [05 February 2008]
  36. Calculating Wind Chill Index [06 February 2008]
  37. Oldest WWI Veteran Dies At Age 108--Mr. Landis [07 February 2008]
  38. Amazon.com Thinks AMZN Share are Undervalued [08 February 2008]
  39. Bobby Knight Steps Down as Basketball Coach Texas Tech [08 February 2008]
  40. BABs Turn Three Years Young [09 February 2008]
  41. Small Investments Can Sometimes Make Money [10 February 2008]
  42. About Constant Functions [11 February 2008]
  43. BARS:: Approaching Jimmie Kerr Blvd. on I-10 East in Arizona [11 February 2008]
  44. $190 For 6-Ounces of Steak [12 February 2008]
  45. A Truck Odometer Hits One Million Miles [12 February 2008]
  46. BARS:: Clearance Sign at a Starbucks in Scottsdale, Arizona [13 February 2008]
  47. Happy 96th Birthday to Arizona [14 February 2008]
  48. 301 Pennies Worth $10.7 Million [17 February 2008]
  49. BARS:: More Streets Signs From Mesa, Arizona [17 February 2008]
  50. Phoenix Suns Raising Ticket Prices [17 February 2008]
  51. License Plate 1 Sells For $14 Million [17 February 2008]
  52. What is "two and fifty-seven hundred millionths"? [18 February 2008]
  53. Largest Beef Recall in U.S. History [18 February 2008]
  54. MathBabbler Has Never Worked At McDonalds (Yet) [18 February 2008]
  55. National Pancake Day 2008 [19 February 2008]
  56. iRobot's Short-Interest Ratio Might Be High [20 February 2008]
  57. January 2008 CPI Up 0.4%, Core CPI Up 0.3% [20 February 2008]
  58. Oil Prices Close Above $100 a Barrel [21 February 2008]
  59. Toll Prices Going Up Around the Country [22 February 2008]
  60. Primitive Sample Error Rate Calculation [22 February 2008]
  61. Jester--The Online Joke Recommender (Joke #1) [23 February 2008]
  62. Jester--The Online Joke Recommender (Jokes #2 and #3) [23 February 2008]
  63. This is BABid 3.1416 [24 February 2008]
  64. About the Number 216 (Two Hundred Sixteen) [24 February 2008]
  65. Magic Square Function [24 February 2008]
  66. Online Banking Statistics [24 February 2008]
  67. January 2008 PPI Up 1.0%, Core PPI Up 0.4% [26 February 2008]
  68. MCCCD Might Increase 2008-09 Tuition Rates [26 February 2008]
  69. Cattle Get 40 Pints of Beer a Day [27 February 2008]
  70. Google Should Buy Back Some GOOG Shares [27 February 2008]
  71. Online Versus TV Advertising Spending [27 February 2008]
  72. About the Number 180 (One Hundred Eighty) [28 February 2008]
  73. Home Prices in the Valley of the Sun [28 February 2008]
  74. Leap Year 2008 [29 February 2008]
  75. Thomas Jefferson's Advice On Handling Anger [01 March 2008]
  76. About the Number 3 (Three) [01 March 2008]
  77. About the Number 8 (Eight) [02 March 2008]
  78. Cellegy Pharmaceuticals Reverse Stock Split [02 March 2008]
  79. Cost of a Taxicab Ride In the Valley of the Sun [02 March 2008]
  80. Calculating Braking Distance When Driving [02 March 2008]
  81. Motto--Learn, Do, Teach [03 March 2008]
  82. How Much To Rent That Big Tent? [04 March 2008]
  83. Sleep is Important [04 March 2008]
  84. Metric Prefixes: Is It Deca- Or Deka-? [05 March 2008]
  85. The Evolution of Word Problems [05 March 2008]
  86. What's a Light Nanosecond? [06 March 2008]
  87. Cost of Education Includes Housing Costs [07 March 2008]
  88. About the Number 1440 (One Thousand Four Hundred Forty) [07 March 2008]
  89. Driving U.S. Highway 180 on Pi Day 2008 [08 March 2008]
  90. About the Number 2008 (Two Thousand Eight) [09 March 2008]
  91. Playing With Metric Prefixes [10 March 2008]
  92. Numbers That Are Not Happy Are Unhappy Numbers [11 March 2008]
  93. Mr. Dextre Goes To The International Space Station [11 March 2008]
  94. BARS:: Highways Signs at AZ Hwy-87 Junction with AZ Hwy-187 [11 March 2008]
  95. BARS:: Cortez and Willis Streets in Prescott, Arizona [13 March 2008]
  96. BARS:: No Parking or Skating on Whiskey Row in Prescott, Arizona [13 March 2008]
  97. BARS:: Parking and Taxi Signs on Whiskey Row in Prescott, Arizona [13 March 2008]
  98. Gold Hits $1000 an Ounce [13 March 2008]
  99. Google's Stock Price Keeps Falling ($700... $600... $500...) [13 March 2008]
  100. PiYears Function Created on Pi Day 2008 [14 March 2008]
  101. February 2008 CPI Unchanged, Core CPI Unchanged [16 March 2008]
  102. BARS:: Parking Sign on US Hwy-191 in Clifton, Arizona [16 March 2008]
  103. BARS:: 54 Miles North of Clifton on US Hwy-191 in Arizona [16 March 2008]
  104. BARS:: Classic BARS on US Hwy-180W and US Hwy-191N in Arizona [16 March 2008]
  105. BARS:: One Mile From Ft. Apache on AZ Hwy-73 in Arizona [16 March 2008]
  106. BARS:: 14 Miles From Hawley Lake on AZ Hwy-73 in Arizona [16 March 2008]
  107. BARS:: 3 Miles From McNary on AZ Hwy-260 in Arizona [16 March 2008]
  108. BARS:: Pi Sign on AZ Hwy-73 in Arizona [16 March 2008]
  109. BARS:: Average Sign Along AZ Hwy-260 in Arizona [17 March 2008]
  110. New Prime Number Functions Added to the BARS Toolkit [17 March 2008]
  111. Illinois Shaped Corn Flake Being Sold on eBay [17 March 2008]
  112. February 2008 PPI Up 0.3%, Core PPI Up 0.5% [18 March 2008]
  113. $198.25 Deposited Into a Spirits Fund [18 March 2008]
  114. A $3.14 Tip on Pi Day 2008 [18 March 2008]
  115. BARS:: Forest Road 212 Along AZ Hwy-78 in Arizona [18 March 2008]
  116. BARS:: Forest Road 249 Along US Hwy-191 in Arizona [18 March 2008]
  117. Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates From 3.0% to 2.25% (2008.03.18) [18 March 2008]
  118. Differences to Nearest Square Numbers Function [19 March 2008]
  119. Pi Day 2008 Report [20 March 2008]
  120. 2bornot2b [20 March 2008]
  121. Intellectual Algebra 14th Edition 1876 [21 March 2008]
  122. Cost of Riding a Valley Metro Bus is a Constant Function [22 March 2008]
  123. BARS:: Southbound US Hwy-191 South of Safford, Arizona [23 March 2008]
  124. Finally, a 3 M.P.H. Speed Limit Sign [24 March 2008]
  125. The Math Says It's Tough Times For Airlines [25 March 2008]
  126. BARS:: Florence Jct., Superior, Globe on US Hwy-60 [25 March 2008]
  127. $Pi Savings on Wasabi Laced Horseradish [26 March 2008]
  128. What's an Undulating Number? [27 March 2008]
  129. 10 Days Per Word Jail Sentence [27 March 2008]
  130. Red Hat Ends a Solid Year [28 March 2008]
  131. A Poem About the Number 109 [29 March 2008]
  132. About the Number 109 (One Hundred Nine) [29 March 2008]
  133. BARS:: RoadTripAmerica.com Funny Sign from Bellefontaine, Ohio [29 March 2008]
  134. Deal or No Deal on Peanut MandMs? [30 March 2008]
  135. Earth Hour 2008 [30 March 2008]
  136. MCCCD's United Way Campaign 2008 [31 March 2008]
  137. BARS:: Water Well Sign at Gaicki Park in Tempe, Arizona [01 April 2008]
  138. BARS:: No Motorcycle Parking on Sidewalk Sign in Tempe, Arizona [01 April 2008]
  139. Arizona Republic Headline: To 7 MPG From 6 [02 April 2008]
  140. World's Fattest Man Goes On a Diet [03 April 2008]
  141. Acme World Oyster Eating New Record [14 April 2008]
  142. BARS:: Week 12 Was a Sick Week [14 April 2008]
  143. Pi Moment Due To Illness [14 April 2008]
  144. Boy Going After Balloon Blowing Record [15 April 2008]
  145. DigitalGlobe Inc. Going Public [15 April 2008]
  146. March 2008 PPI Up 1.1%, Core PPI Up 0.2% [15 April 2008]
  147. BAB Number 1500 [15 April 2008]
  148. March 2008 CPI Up 0.3%, Core CPI Up 0.2% [16 April 2008]
  149. How Do You Define 'Smidge'? [17 April 2008]
  150. Federal Government Might Suspend Gas Tax [17 April 2008]
  151. A Closer Look at Napster Stock [17 April 2008]
  152. Why 'y' 'm' 'x' 'b' In y = mx + b? [18 April 2008]
  153. MathBabbler's Number Analyst [18 April 2008]
  154. GOOG Comes Close To a $100 Day [19 April 2008]
  155. Isotechnika ISA247--It's Working [19 April 2008]
  156. US Hwy-50 Across Southern Indiana [20 April 2008]
  157. Happy 115th Birthday To Edna Parker [20 April 2008]
  158. Hop in the Cash Cab [21 April 2008]
  159. BARS:: Exit 1 on West-Side Loop 101 in Phoenix, Arizona [21 April 2008]
  160. Smaller Dot-MP3 Files [22 April 2008]
  161. Coffee and Dementia [22 April 2008]
  162. Earth Day 2008 [22 April 2008]
  163. Google Book Search--Mathematics [22 April 2008]
  164. Learning About Math Using Poetry [22 April 2008]
  165. Learning About Math Using Different Themes [23 April 2008]
  166. Number Hierarchy [23 April 2008]
  167. Yahoo! Reports 2008 1st-Quarter Results [23 April 2008]
  168. Texting Can Be Addicting [23 April 2008]
  169. Google Named World's #1 Brand [24 April 2008]
  170. Hannah Montana Attracts a Gazillion Tweens [24 April 2008]
  171. Platinum Approaching $2400 an Ounce [24 April 2008]
  172. Arby's Buying Wendy's [24 April 2008]
  173. US Airways Reports 2008 1st-Quarter Results [25 April 2008]
  174. MCCCD Accounting Professor Looks At The Books [27 April 2008]
  175. Fraction Used to Imply a Small Percentage [27 April 2008]
  176. BARS:: US Highways 67 and 90 in Alpine, Texas [27 April 2008]
  177. Google Scanning Books at a Rate of 600 Pages a Day [28 April 2008]
  178. Reporting About Mercury Levels in Fish is Tricky [28 April 2008]
  179. Teaching Doesn't Pay--Or Does It? [29 April 2008]
  180. BARS:: 290 Miles From Grand Canyon in Alpine, Arizona [29 April 2008]
  181. BARS:: Pima Road Exit on Loop 101 East in Scottsdale, Arizona [29 April 2008]
  182. BARS:: Cactus Road Exit on Loop 101 North in Scottsdale, Arizona [29 April 2008]
  183. BARS:: 17 Miles From San Carlos on US Hwy-70 in Arizona [30 April 2008]
  184. Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates From 2.25% to 2.0% (2008.04.30) [30 April 2008]
  185. More Arizonans Using Food Stamps [30 April 2008]
  186. Doing Piece-Work [30 April 2008]
  187. Billionaires Like Moscow, Russia [30 April 2008]
  188. New BARS Function--split_into_squares_sum [01 May 2008]
  189. Exxon Mobile Reports 2008 1st-Quarter Results [01 May 2008]
  190. Dinosaur Dung Sold at an Auction [01 May 2008]
  191. David Blaine Sets New Breath-Holding Record [01 May 2008]
  192. BARS:: US Hwy-82 East in Texas [02 May 2008]
  193. BARS:: 9 Miles From Mule Creek on NM Hwy78 in New Mexico [02 May 2008]
  194. GOOG (Google) Makes It Back To $600 [02 May 2008]
  195. BARS:: NM Hwy-314 Highway Sign on Pi Day 2007 in New Mexico [03 May 2008]
  196. BARS:: US Hwy-180 Highway Sign on Pi Day 2008 in New Mexico [04 May 2008]
  197. About the Number 464 (Four Hundred Sixty-Four) [04 May 2008]
  198. About the Number 102 (One Hundred Two) [04 May 2008]
  199. Y2.038K Problem Occurs at Pi AM UTC [04 May 2008]
  200. BARS:: Apache County Road 2116 in Arizona [05 May 2008]
  201. Good Deal? $2.99 Per Gallon Gas For Three Years [06 May 2008]
  202. Digital Angel's Stock Holdings [07 May 2008]
  203. BARS:: No Services on NV Hwy-140 in Nevada [07 May 2008]
  204. YHOO and GOOG the Day After Yahoo! Said No To Microsoft [08 May 2008]
  205. PoliMath--"The Limbaugh Effect" [08 May 2008]
  206. BARS:: Phi Road Sign on Loop 101 West in Phoenix, Arizona [09 May 2008]
  207. Happy 55th Birthday to Jenny [09 May 2008]
  208. World Population Hits 666,666,666,666 [09 May 2008]
  209. BAB Moments For Spring 2008 [10 May 2008]
BABs::Updated During Spring 2008 Semester

The following are existing BABs that were updated during the Spring 2008 semester.

  1. About the Number 1957 (One Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-Seven)
    [updated 9 May 2008; created 5 October 2005]
  2. BARS:: Prime Number Speed Limit Signs
    [updated 9 May 2008; created 1 February 2006]
  3. BARS:: Truncation Used on an AZ Hwy-77 Road Sign in Winkelman, Arizona
    [updated 5 May 2008; created 21 May 2006]
  4. About the Number 42 (Forty-Two)
    [updated 2 May 2008; created 4 July 2007]
  5. BARS:: Cochiti Road Sign on Pi Day 2007 in New Mexico
    [updated 2 May 2008; created 16 March 2007]
  6. Pi Day 2008 Report
    [updated 30 April 2008; created 20 March 2008]
  7. BARS:: Highway Signs in Globe, Arizona
    [updated 30 April 2008; created 1 May 2006]
  8. About the Number 420 (Four Hundred Twenty)
    [updated 20 April 2008; created 20 April 2007]
  9. Songs With Numbers In Their Titles
    [updated 31 March 2008; created 18 November 2007]
  10. MCCCD Tuition and Registration Function
    [updated 26 March 2008; created 5 May 2007]
  11. MCCCD Might Increase 2008-09 Tuition Rates
    [updated 26 March 2008; created 26 February 2008]
  12. World's Tallest Man Saves Dolphins
    [updated 24 March 2008; created 18 December 2006]
  13. World's Tallest Man Gets Married
    [updated 24 March 2008; created 14 July 2007]
  14. Illinois Shaped Corn Flake Being Sold on eBay
    [updated 23 March 2008; created 17 March 2008]
  15. About the Number 101 (One Hundred One)
    [updated 22 March 2008; created 30 April 2007]
  16. Differences to Nearest Square Numbers Function
    [updated 21 March 2008; created 19 March 2008]
  17. BARS:: Three Way in Arizona Evaluates to a Truncated Pi
    [updated 17 March 2008; created 19 December 2005]
  18. BARS:: Prime Number and Square Number Highway Signs
    [updated 16 March 2008; created 22 March 2006]
  19. 54 Miles North of Clifton on US Hwy-191 in Arizona
    [updated 16 March 2008; created 8 December 2007]
  20. RIAA Sends Out 407 Letters To Universities and Colleges
    [updated 21 February 2008; created 18 January 2008]
  21. BARS:: Guadalupe Exit on Northbound Loop 101 in Tempe, Arizona
    [updated 9 February 2008; created 7 September 2007]
  22. Amazon.com Thinks AMZN Shares are Undervalued
    [updated 8 February 2008; created 28 August 2006]
  23. Oldest WWI Veteran Dies At Age 109--Mr. Coffey
    [updated 7 February 2008; created 22 December 2007]
  24. Big Numbers
    [updated 6 February 2008; created 6 September 2006]
  25. BARS:: Off-by-One Road Sign on Hwy-35 in Oregon
    [updated 2 February 2008; created 2 August 2006]
  26. BARS:: Two Miles From Boring, Oregon
    [updated 24 January 2008; created 2 August 2006]
  27. BARS:: Parking Meter 49 Two-Hour Parking in Tempe, Arizona
    [updated 22 January 2008; created 9 May 2007]
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Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 13 January 2008

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