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How do they decide what date easter is?

i'm confused.sometimes easter is the end of march,sometimes it the beginning of april and this year its the end of how do they decide what date it is ?

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Asked by kb24 at 1:00 PM on Mar. 29, 2011 in Holidays

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  • It's the first Sunday after the first new moon after the spring solstice, or that's what I've always been told!

    Answer by missanc at 1:02 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • It's based on the lunar calendar so that it is always on a Sunday.

    Answer by meandrphoto at 1:02 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • of course its always on a sunday other than that ur guess is as good as mine

    Answer by diana398 at 1:13 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • I googled it because my daughter was curious why it was on her birthday one year and not the next, aside from the obvious that it is always on Sunday. Its actally a fairly complicated calculation. Here's the link:

    Answer by 1plustwinsmommy at 10:03 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

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