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# Get leap year

Posted on 1997-11-12
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How could compute for a given year if it is a leap year or not. ? consider the century years.
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(year%4==0)^(year%100==0)^(year%400==0)
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Hi fvallejo,

every fourth  year  is  a  leap  year  except for century years
that are not divisible by 400

if (year % 4 == 0  and year % 100 != 0) or year % 400 == 0 then
year is a leap year

Wilfred
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consider the year 2000.
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year 2000 IS a leap year since (year % 400) == 0
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