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Jason deposits money at a bank on a Tuesday and returns to t

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Jason deposits money at a bank on a Tuesday and returns to t [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2018, 15:44
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Jason deposits money at a bank on a Tuesday and returns to the bank 100 days later to withdraw the money. On what day of the week did Jason withdraw the money from the bank?

(A) Monday
(B) Tuesday
(C) Wednesday
(D) Thursday
(E) Friday
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Joined: 07 Jun 2014
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Re: Jason deposits money at a bank on a Tuesday and returns to t [#permalink] New post 17 Aug 2018, 16:02
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Explanation

This is a pattern problem. An efficient method is to recognize that the 7th day after the initial deposit would be Tuesday, as would the 14th day, the 21st day, etc. Divide 100 by 7 to get 14 full weeks comprising 98 days, plus 2 days left over.

For the two leftover days, think about when they would fall. The first day after the deposit would be a Wednesday, as would the first day after waiting 98 days. The second day after the deposit would be a Thursday, and so would the 100th day.
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