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Calculate Your Time to Get Married


There is a good news for those who are single and ready to mingle. A new formula has been invented by an Australian statistician which predicts the time for love and marriage.

The equation works on your age, on that basis calculates when you start looking for a life partner, and the time to tie the knot.

"Applying maths to matters of the heart is always a dangerous prospect. In human life when you're dealing with emotions you have to think much harder. But if you want to work out the right moment to start getting serious, this actually gives you a mathematical framework to think about it."University of NSW School of Mathematics and Statistics professor Tony Dooley said. "

The university's statisticians claim a success of almost 40 per cent.

How about trying the calculation oueselves? Here is the calculation.

Romance by the numbers

1. Choose the age by which you want to get married, for example, 39. Call this ''n''.


2. Choose the age at which you wish to start looking for a spouse for example, 20. This age becomes ''p''.

3. Subtract ''p'' from ''n'' (39 - 20), then multiply the result by 0.368. This equals 6.992.

4. Add the result to your minimum age.

Result: 27 is your optimal proposal age.

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Story first published: Thursday, February 11, 2010, 17:45 [IST]
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