By the Numbers: April 4

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April 4, 2008

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The number of databases available online through the Earl Gregg Swem Library. Most of these give access to academic journals.

1.1 million

The number of homeschooled students in grades K-12, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

23 miles per hour

The speed reached by Michael Johnson in 1996 when he ran the 200-meter-dash in under 20 seconds. According the Guinness Book of World Records, this is the world record for sprinting such a distance.

34 days

The time it will take the Olympic torch to go around the world and return to Beijing. The torch began its journey Monday.

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