if a monkey clims 3meter in 1 minute and slips 2 meters in next minute . what will be the time taken to climb 60 meters
 

Asked by kaushal_012 | 17th Nov, 2014, 07:01: AM

Expert Answer:

Monkey climbes 3 meter in 1 minute and slips 2 meter in next minute.
This means that in 2 minutes monkey climbs a distance of (3 m -2 m) = 1 meter.
So in 2 minutes,distance covered by the monkey will be 1 meter.
Hence to cover 57 meter the monkey will take 2×57 minutes=114 minutes
And in the next minute the monkey climbs another 3 meter and reaches 60 meters,so the time taken by the monkey to reach tower of 60 meter will be 115 minutes
i.e. 114 +1 minutes =115 minutes 

Answered by Jyothi Nair | 17th Nov, 2014, 11:20: AM

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