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samigupta8
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a monkey while trying to reach the top of a pole of height 12 metres takes every time a jump of 2 metres but slips 1 metre while holding the pole.the number of jumps required to reach the top of the ople is
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samigupta8 Group Title
a monkey while trying to reach the top of a pole of height 12 metres takes every time a jump of 2 metres but slips 1 metre while holding the pole.the number of jumps required to reach the top of the ople is
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T_Dunn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The number of jumps required to reach the top of the pole is what?
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samigupta8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
exactly that's my question
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well so basically in other terms we can say that the monkey only jumps 1 meter every jump
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Since every jump he moves up 2 meters but slips 1 meter which is 21=1
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T_Dunn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh haha I read that wrong!..Im sorry.. but swiss girl is right.
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So we can model our equation as follow 2xx=12 Or (21)x=12 and then solve for x
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tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
It takes 11 jumps. He won't slip from 12 to 11 on the last jump because he's already at the top. You are basically counting the elements in the following: 2, 3, 4, . . . , 12 which is 11 each element is the position before the slip but after the jump.
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jdoe0001 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well, why would a monkey be jumping on a bare pole anyway? is not like it has figs or bananas, so really on every jump the monkey is wasting 2 meters plus momentum of eneergy :P
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swissgirl Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hmmm I think tcarroll is correct
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samigupta8 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u r right tcarrol.....
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tcarroll010 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
thanks much. That was a fun problem! That monkey better get a better grip!
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