Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:
The calendar for the year 1857 will be the same for which of the following year?Count the number of odd days from the year 1857 to get the sum equal to 0 odd days.
We get 1 odd day when we have an ordinary year whereas we get 2 odd days when we have a leap year.
Year |
1857 |
1858 |
1859 |
1860 |
1861 |
1862 |
Odd days |
1 |
1 |
1 |
2 |
1 |
1 |
Sum = 7 days = 1 week = 0 odd day.
The trick to remember:
Year |
Repetition after years |
Leap year |
28 |
Leap year + 1 |
6 |
Leap year + 2 |
11 |
Leap year + 3 |
11 |
Therefore, the calendar for the year 1863 will be the same as in the year 1857.