Understood, thanks a lot for your help :)
From my understanding, it is asking what is today's date based on the question, not the current date.
To be honest, the question itself is pretty confusing, so I'll just skip it, thanks for all the help.
Thanks a lot! Much appreciated.
(a) 99 digits in total
(b) 0 because Sam didn't write the number 0
Hope this helps ^^