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# PS: Which day?

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June 25, 1982, fell on a Friday. On which day of the week did June 25, 1987, fall? (Note:
1984 was a leap year.)
A. Sunday
B. Monday
C. Tuesday
D. Wednesday
E. Thursday

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23 Mar 2009, 01:23
I got E. Thursday

It goes this way:
Every year has 365 days and a leap year has 366 days.
if we divide 365 by 7 we get 1 remainder and
if we divide 366 by 7 we get 2 remainder.
Means, every year day will increment by 1 for the same date and for every leap year it will increment by 2.

So, after 5 years(from June 25, 1982), the days increment should be 5+1(of leap year) i.e 6 days.
So, June 25, 1987 will fall on Friday+6 days = Thursday.

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Re: PS: Which day?   [#permalink] 23 Mar 2009, 01:23
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