# Birthday Days

## Compute the name of the day of the week from the given birthday clues.

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This is level 1: Finding days less than a week away. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 7 answers correct and you do this activity online.

 1 Tzvetanka's birthday falls on a Monday this year. What day will it be two days later?🎂 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗ 2 Yosef's birthday falls on a Thursday this year. What day will it be four days later?🎈 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗ 3 Tracey's birthday falls on a Sunday this year. What day will it be ten days later?🎊 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗ 4 Wendy's birthday falls on a Wednesday this year. What day is 2 days before that?🎉 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗ 5 Saumya's birthday falls on a Saturday this year. What day is 9 days before that?🧁 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗ 6 Munira's birthday falls on a Friday this year. What day is 12 days before that?🎀 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗ 7 On a Friday morning Cecy said that the family were celebrating the dog's birthday in twenty days time. What day is that?🐶 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗ 8 Dianne's birthday present arrived 15 days early. It should have arrived on a Saturday. On what day did it arrive?🎁 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗ 9 Emma's birthday falls on a Monday this year. The cake was ordered 40 days in advance. On what day was the cake ordered?🍰 ☐ Which Day? Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ☐ ✓ ✗
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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - Finding days less than a week away

Level 2 - Finding days in same month

Level 3 - Finding days in different months

Level 4 - John Conway's Method for dates this century

Birthdays - Happy Birthday Maths activities.

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## Curriculum Reference

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 1 January 31 days 2 February 28 days 2 February (leap year) 29 days 3 March 31 days 4 April 30 days 5 May 31 days 6 June 30 days 7 July 31 days 8 August 31 days 9 September 30 days 10 October 31 days 11 November 30 days 12 December 31 days

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