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Need help with bash shell script

I need to create digit day script that takes a single numeric argument and then it should print out the day of the week using the number modulo 7 formula e.g: 0 - Sunday 6- Saturday 131 - Friday

I am fairly new to unix so I don't know how to use the number modulo 7 formula.
Does the script need if statements?
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Is this a homework assignment?

What operating system are you using?
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This is as part of an assignment.

And the operating system we are using is Windows
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