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Decipher This For Me Please

Decipher This For Me Please
At dawn on Monday a snail fell into a bucket that was 12 inches deep.

During the day it climbed up 3 inches, however, during the night it fell back 2 inches.

On what day did the snail finally manage to climb out of the bucket?

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8 guesses to Decipher This For Me Please

  • Brent

    Looks like the following Wed. Assuming it wasn’t a leap week!

  • Murray

    On a Friday?

  • Togram

    Tuesday a week…9 days worth of climbing. On that Tuesday it would have reached the rim and, if not too exhausted, been able to topple over to the outside. Hooray!

  • Matt

    He will arrive at the top at the end of the day the following Wednesday (as Brent said).

    Mon: Start at 0: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Tue: Start at 1: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Wed: Start at 2: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Thu: Start at 3: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Fri: Start at 4: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Sat: Start at 5: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Sun: Start at 6: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Mon: Start at 7: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Tue: Start at 8: Climb 3, Fall 2
    Wed: Start at 9: Climb 3 and escape

  • ? Panda

    Thursday, because he has to have one day to climb over it.

  • ? Panda

    Thursday, because he has to have one day to climb over it.

  • Brent you are the winner!
    The following Wednesday, nine days later. At dawn on Monday the snail was at the bottom. Each day it climbed 3 inches, and dropped 2 inches over night, so at the start of the next day it was 1 inch higher, so: Monday morning – 0