# If the day before two days after the day before tomorrow is Monday, what day is today

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16 years ago
#2
(Original post by abdooooo!!!)
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Sunday
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#3
i think i feel stupid...
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16 years ago
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(Original post by abdooooo!!!)
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"two days after the day b4 tomorrow" - the tomorrow and the day b4 would cancel out, leaving the "today" whatever it may be. The day before this is said to be Monday. Monday is 1 day after the current day, due to the 'day before these these days.' i.e.) 2 days("the 2 days after") minus 1 day("the day before").

If Monday is 1 day after the current day, then the day "today" would be Sunday.
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(Original post by abdooooo!!!)
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Sunday!
I hope I am right, cos I'll feel stupid otherwise. I started backwards and worked my way to the beginning.
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16 years ago
#6
(Original post by Xenon)
Sunday!
I hope I am right, cos I'll feel stupid otherwise. I started backwards and worked my way to the beginning.
Yep, see my explanation.
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16 years ago
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(Original post by _meiko_)
i think i feel stupid...
See my explalantion then - Work it backwards, from "2 days after the day b4 tomorrow is monday". Suss that out and the rest falls into place.
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16 years ago
#8

It's easier if you re-phrase the wording:

'Day before 2 days after' = 1 day after.
'Day before tomorrow' = today.

ergo, if 1 day after today is Monday. Today must be Sunday.
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16 years ago
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(Original post by Empedocles)

It's easier if you re-phrase the wording:

'Day before 2 days after' = 1 day after.
'Day before tomorrow' = today.

ergo, if 1 day after today is Monday. Today must be Sunday.
Yep, well explained.
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#10
of course today is sunday... just check your calendar.
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