Young K.

asked • 02/18/15

What year is it if it is the 6th year of the 3rd decade in the 5th century AD?

What year is it if it is the 6th year of the 3rd decade in the 5th century AD?
 
My answer is 425 but the answer is 426.
I think 6th year is 5(start from 0)

2 Answers By Expert Tutors

By:

Daniel W. answered • 02/18/15

Tutor
5.0 (90)

Retired Navy Providing Basic Math and Test Prep Tutoring

Michael J. answered • 02/18/15

Tutor
5 (5)

Mathematical Reasoning and Logic Application

Michael J.

10 years passed 401 is 411.
20 years passed 401 is 421.
30 years passed 401 is 431.
Report

02/18/15

Daniel W.

Michael, you are correct in the addition, but the first decade of any century is years 01-10.
The second decade of any century are years 11-20.
The third decade of any century are years 21-30, and so on until you get to decade 91-100.
 
 
Report

02/18/15

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.

OR

Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.