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    Hi! The question for the day is from the topic of Arithmetic. The classic problem of a monkey and the greased flag pole . The height of a certain flag pole is
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      Hi!

      The question for the day is from the topic of Arithmetic.

      The classic problem of a monkey and the greased flag pole . The height of a certain flag pole is 30 feet. Grease is applied to the pole. A monkey attempts to climb the pole. It climbs 3 feet every second but slips down 2 ft in the next second. When will the monkey reach the top of the flag pole?

      (1) 56 secs
      (2) 27 secs
      (3) 60 secs
      (4) 55 secs

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