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|A Brain Test Question. by Cornel88(m): 7:59pm On Apr 13, 2013|
A quick brain test: A teacher said
to one of his students, 'how I
wish yesterday was tomorrow,
today could have been friday'. On
what day did the teacher make
this statement? Explain.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by harlos(m): 3:34pm On Apr 14, 2013|
I don think soote i dey bang my hand for ground say i never still get am... M coming back to give the answer.....
Wait for me.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by harlos(m): 3:36pm On Apr 14, 2013|
He made the statement on sunday.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by MrOON(m): 7:31pm On Apr 14, 2013|
The Teacher can make the statement at anyday of the week. No specific day.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by opeano(m): 4:19pm On Apr 15, 2013|
So sure abt dis. Its on a sunday.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by Cornel88(m): 8:13pm On Apr 15, 2013|
opeano: So sure abt dis. Its on a sunday.can you analyse pls?
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by harlos(m): 11:05pm On Apr 15, 2013|
The teacher said he wish yesterday which is saturday should be tomorrow, which means if tomorrow is saturday then today will be friday, and yesterday is saturday then he is saying it on sunday.
Hope u understand it this way cos i'm not good in doing explanation.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by Cornel88(m): 8:35am On Apr 16, 2013|
harlos: The teacher said he wish yesterday which is saturday should be tomorrow, which means if tomorrow is saturday then today will be friday, and yesterday is saturday then he is saying it on sunday.correct bro. Final answer, sunday.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by rakel05(f): 1:27pm On Apr 17, 2013|
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by harlos(m): 2:45pm On Apr 17, 2013|
rakel05: wednesdaywednesday abi
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by rakel05(f): 4:40pm On May 07, 2013|
harlos: wednesday abiif u r on wednesday then repeat the statement.
how i wish yesterday been tuesday was tomorrow which is on thurday the n the next day which is on friday is today.
are u cleared
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by ARareGem(f): 12:38am On May 09, 2013|
The answer could be Wednessday or Sunday. They're both correct.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by harlos(m): 4:03pm On May 10, 2013|
ARareGem: ^True.Sunday is the correct answer no pkisinpkisin
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by Cornel88(m): 10:57am On May 20, 2013|
Just sunday, no wednesday.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by Bamdy4: 7:03pm On May 20, 2013|
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by Ade5(m): 5:39pm On May 24, 2013|
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by maxit2: 5:21pm On Jul 22, 2013|
IT'S DEFINITELY SUNDADAY
Just follow the statement one by one and you will get it.
if yesterday[Y] was tomorrow[T]
Now from the above sentence, the value you get as Yesterday and Tomorrow are the actual values associated with the current time. Cos at the time of making the statement, YESTERDAY and TOMORROW as referenced can only mean the true yesterday and tomorrow.
From the above, only Y & T can be said to be the REAL values. Whereas any other day is considered imagined. The task therefore becomes to find values for Y & T.
In the world of the assumption, If today is really Friday, it means YESTERDAY[y] is Thurdays.
Remember that YESTERDAY[y] can only be true when yesterday[Y] is tomorrow[T].
Therefore, the teacher made the statement on a Wednesday where we actually tomorrow[T] has to be fictitious YESTERDAY[y] to make the fictitious day a friday.
Mind the Capital and small Letter. Yy and Tt.
Capital letter[T,Y] is for the ACTUAL while small letter[y,t] is for the fictitious
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by Walexz02: 5:34pm On Jul 30, 2013|
Cornel88: A quick brain test: A teacher saidno specific day coz even the day he made the state was fictitious.
|Re: A Brain Test Question. by techalladin: 3:44am On Dec 09, 2013|
The answer is Wednesday
Explanation: In her proposed assumption she is shifting present time yesterday (Y1) two (2) days into the future, by making her yesterday (Y1) day of the week her tomorrow (t) day of the week. In that her assumed future day of the week, her today (T2) is a friday and therefore her yesterday (Y2) Thursday. Since her assumed yesterday (Y2) is two (days) in the future of her real yesterday (Y1), her real yesterday (Y1) is two (2) days in the past from her assumed yesterday (Y2);
Y1 = Y2 - 2day
Y1 = Thursday - 2days
Y1 = Tuesday
Of course our intention is to discover what day of the week is her real today (T1). Since every today is a day ahead of yesterday (real or assumed), then therefore her real today (T2) is real yesterday (T1) plus one (1) day;
T1 = Y1 + 1day
T1 = Tuesday + 1day
T1 = Wednesday
PROOF: since her real Today (T1) is Wednesday, her real Yesterday (Y1) Tuesday and her real tomorrow (t) Thursday. She now assumes the value of her proposed yesterday (Y2) be the value of her real tomorrow (t), this makes her proposed yesterday (Y2) have the value of Thursday (same as her real tomorrow (t)). Therefore her assumed Today (T2) is a day ahead, which is friday.
NB: I am a software developer, I solve problems for a living.
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