Posted by **Anonymous** on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 10:17am.

A monkey ascends a greased pole 30 m. high. He ascends 3 m. in Ist minute and descends 1m. in the next minute, again ascends 3m. in 3rd minute, but descends 1m. in 4th min and so on. In what time he reached the top?

- maths -
**Steve**, Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 10:26am
every 2 minutes, the monkey gains 2m (up 3, down 1).

That's 1m/min, so after 28min he's 28m up.

On min 29 he makes it to the top.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- maths - A monkey ascends a greased pole 30 m. high. He ascends 3 m. in Ist ...
- math - A balloonist leaves the ground and ascends 52 ft into the air, releases ...
- Math - An explorer descends to the deepest part of a cave. Then she ascends 25 ...
- math - A manatee swimming 3 feet below the water surface, ascends 2 feet, ...
- physics - In one day, a 75-kg mountain climber ascends from the 1500-m level on ...
- physics - A submarine is patrolling the ocean. Each hour, it descends 25 feet ...
- math - Search results for "a monky climbs 4 metres of a pole in 1 minute, but ...
- math - an airplane climbs at a rate of 66.8 feet per minute. It descends at ...
- geometry - if a plane leaves a horizontal at an angle of 60 degrees and at 1 ...
- math - tell how many minute have passed and how many degree the minute hand has...

More Related Questions