Diagramming DaysDate: 08/28/2003 at 19:52:54 From: Dori Subject: problem solving What day of the week was yesterday if 5 days before the day after tomorrow was Wednesday? Date: 08/30/2003 at 16:40:13 From: Doctor Ian Subject: Re: problem solving Hi Dori, It's very hard to solve something like this without a diagram. Here's the diagram I would draw: +----------+----------+---------+-----+--------+---------+ |Day before|Day before|Yesterday|Today|Tomorrow|Day after| |day before|yesterday | | | |tomorrow | |yesterday | | | | | | +----------+----------+---------+-----+--------+---------+ ^ | |________ 5 days before the day after tomorrow Does this help? - Doctor Ian, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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