• # question_answer Find the day of the week on 16th July, 1776. A) Tuesday           B)          Wednesday C) Monday           D)          Thursday

16th July, 1776 mean (1775 years + 6 months + 16 days) Now, 1600 years have 0 odd days. 100 years have 5 odd days 75 years contain 18 leap years and 57 ordinary years and therefore (36 + 57) or 93 or 2 odd days. $\therefore$   1775 years given 0 + 5 + 2 = 7 and so 0 odd days. Also number of days from 1st Jan. 1776 to 16th July, 1776 Jan. Feb. March April May June July 31 + 29 + 31 + 30 + 31 + 30 + 16 = 198 days = 28 weeks + 2 days = 2 odd days $\therefore$ Total number of odd days =0+2=2. Hence the day on 16th July, 1776 was Tuesday'.