Jiya recently came back from a trip. ............... day after the day before tomorrow. When did Jiya return?

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Jiya recently came back from a trip. Today is Tuesday. She came back three days before the day after the day before tomorrow. When did Jiya return?

posted Feb 4, 2015

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Jiya came back on Sunday

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