# Priest In Well - Arithmetic Progression

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PRIEST IN WELL
Arithmetic Progression

A temple priest in dawn, fell into the bottom of the
huge agricultural well
and during day he is able to climb up 10’
but when it is dark
he slips through nine’.
In how many days,
he would be out of the well?
The well is 20’ deep.

CAN PAT ON THEIR BACK
ON BEHALF
OF
.?

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Day 1 - 10' - 9' = 1'
Day 2 - 1+10 - 9 = 2'
Day 3 - 2 + 10 - 9 = 3'
and so on - on Day 9, he has reached 9'
Day 10 - 9 + 10 - 9' = 10'
Day 11 - 10' + 10 = 20' -> he is out

so he will be out on day 11
Where is the pat on my back ?

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I thought the same

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That is Noble for Teacher! Regards.