Posted by **genevieve** on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 6:04pm.

a snail is at the bottom of an empty trough with walls 40cm high. If the snail manages to move 4cm up a wall each day,

but slips 3cm each night, how long does it take the snail to reach the top of the trough?

it then continues over the wall and makes it's way down to the ground outside. how long does it take to get there?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- math 5th grade - A snail is crawling up the side of a wall that is 3 meters high...
- math - A snail climbs a wall that is 16 feet high. Each day the snail climbs 5 ...
- 4 grade - A snail climbs up a wall 20 feet high. Each day the snail climbs 5 ...
- math - A snail begins climbing from the bottom of a well that is 10 feet deep. ...
- Math - A worm up a wall 20 feet high. Each day he climbs 5 feet at night he ...
- Maths - Thato caught 4 snails and placed them all in the same small circle on ...
- physics - At 10:15 am snail 1 crossed the 65 cm mark with a velocity of 4cm/min...
- geometry - A snail is crawling along a meter stick. At a certain point the snail...
- physics - at 10:15 am, Snail 1 crossed the 65-cm mark with a velocity of 4cm/min...
- Math - a snail is at the bottom of a well. in the first 10 minutes, the snail ...