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Why is every fourth year a leap year?

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Does England only have a Fourth of July every leap year?

Every country has a fourth of July every leap year.


How many days are in 500000 years?

182,621,250 days. This answer assumes that every fourth year is a leap year except for century years, where every fourth century is a leap year.


How ofter does leap year happen?

Leap year happens every fourth year. For example, the last leap year was in 2004. The next leap year will be in 2012


Every fourth year is a leap year?

Yes, if the year is divisible by 4 then it is usually a leap year. But a leap year is signified by a shortage of days, so the "every years" is a little inaccurate.


How afften does a leap year occer?

A leap year occurs every four years. The exception is that there is no leap year at the turn of the century. The exception to the exception is that there is a leap year every fourth century. The next leap year will be in 2012 (which the Mayan's predicted will be the end of the world). Also, the Olympic Games take place every fourth year, e.g. 2008 Beijing and 2010 London.


Who started leap year?

Julius Caesar created leap year. Every fourth year and every year divisible by four has 366 days instead of 365.


How many every year do you have a leap year?

Generally, every fourth year is a leap year. However, "century" years like 1800 and 1900 are not leap years unless they are divisible by 400. So 2000 _was_ a leap year.


Was 1024 a leap year?

Yes. In 1024, the old Julian calendar was in use, which designated every fourth year as a leap year.


Every fourth year is a leap year with how many days?

A leap year has 366 days, instead of the 365 days of a "normal" year.


Why will 2100 not be a leap year?

A year is longer than 365 days so the need to add a leap year every 4 years. But it is slightly less than 365.25 days so you don't want every fourth year to be a leap year. The current solution is that every fourth year is a leap year except when it is a century (a year ending in 00). This is a leap year only if it is divisible by 400 and not otherwise. So 2100, a century but not divisible by 400, is not a leap year.


How many days are there in 57 years?

it depends on when the leap year will begin. I am going to assume that the leap year will start on the fourth year in your 57 year span.a total of 20,805 days in 57 years without counting the leap year every fourth yeara total of 20,819 days in 57 years if the leap year occurs in the fourth year of your 57 year time span.


Does Feb contain 29 days every fourth year?

Yes, it is called Leap Year


What forms a leap year?

Every year there is 365 1/4 days. So one quarter day Escher year makes the fourth a leap year.(:


Are 365 and 1 fourth days in 1 year?

365 and 1 fourth days are in one year. This is what makes a leap year every 4 years.


How long does it take earth to orbit?

365 1/4 days. Resulting in a leap year every fourth year.


What is a leap year and how does it affect the calendar?

A leap year, which occurs once every four years, is when the month of February has 29 days instead of 28. When the calendar was created a year was noted to be 365 and one fourth days long. Rather than have a fourth of a day every year, one full day every four years was added.


How much days are in a year?

365 1/4 days in a year 365 and a quarter days every year, that's why we have a leap year every fourth year to round it up


Is it true that there is 365day and6hours in a leap year?

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Was 1998 a leap year?

No, 1998 was not a leap year. Leap years occur every 4 years, in years that are evenly divisible by 4 (however, only every fourth century-year such as 2000 is a leap year)Leap years occur because it takes 365.25 days for Earth to orbit the Sun. Regular years have 365 days, so the 4 quarters make an extra day every 4 years.


Leap year is every - years?

a leap year is every 4 years


How often do we have a leap year?

Every 4 years is a leap year and this year of 2016 is a leap year.


What shape is a leap year?

A Leap Year is 366 days. A normal year is 365 days. The extra day is added every fourth year to bring the date back into sync with the Gregorian calendar that we use today.


Leap year occurs every how many years?

leap year occurs every 4th year


Why is there a leap year every year?

Leap year usually occurs every four years.


What did the astronomer sosigenes calculate the length of a year to be?

The astronomer Sosigenes calculated that the length of a year was 365 1/4 days. He also brought about the leap year rule, where a leap year would occur every fourth year.


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