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Problem 2639. How Many Months Until It's Today Again?

Created by Ned Gulley in Community

Given a particular date, calculate how many months must pass before that same day of the month occurs on the same day of the week.

Start with 22-Oct-2014, which is a Wednesday. How many months must pass before the 22nd of the month occurs on a Wednesday again? Answer: You have to wait for six months. 22-Apr-2015 is also a Wednesday.

Example

 d_in = '22-Oct-2014'
 wait_in_months = 6

Feature Tip

This problem is made simpler by the DATETIME objects found in MATLAB Release 2014b and later.

Solution Stats

46.03% Correct | 53.97% Incorrect
Last solution submitted on Jan 23, 2019

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