Johnny Leaper was born on the 29th February 2012.
1. On his third birthday, how old will he really be?
2. In which year will his age be the square of his birthday?
3. In which year will his age be the cube of his birthday?
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Teacher, do your students have
access to computers? 

Here a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments.
Transum.org/go/?Start=February29
Here is the URL which will take them to a fantastic video that explains
why some years have an extra leap day and what it is for.