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A toad is laboring hard to climb up the marshy wall of a deep well. ... his task of scaling 30 yards?

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A toad is laboring hard to climb up the marshy wall of a deep well. He manages to climb 3 yards during day, and while resting at night slips back 2 yards. How many days will he take to complete his task of scaling 30 yards?

posted Sep 4, 2015 by Mohammed Hussain

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28 days.
At the end of the 27th day he has climbed 29 yards (26 + 3). During the night he slides back to 27 yards.
On the 28th day he reaches 30 yards and walks away.

answer Sep 5, 2015 by Jcm



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