# Man fell in Well Puzzle

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A man fell in a 30 meter deep well, in one day he climbs 4 meters up and slips 3 meters down. How many days would it take for him to come out of the well?

vipin Scholar Asked on 30th July 2015 in

I will take 27 days to come out of that well for that man,

He climbs 4 meter every day and slips 3 meter down that means he  climbs 1 meter in total each day, so like this on 26th day he would have climbed 26 meter and on 27th day he will climb 4 meeter again so total 30 meter he will climb in 27 days.

ronret45 Expert Answered on 30th July 2015.

Theoretically by 27th day. But he will dead by that time!

latinokooljb Starter Answered on 23rd November 2015.

I agree to disagree on the above answer, as on his 22 th day Leap, he will reach the 30m wall and instead of falling back 3 m, he will move on.

Pruthiraj Swain Starter Answered on 8th January 2016.

On his 22th day leap, he will reach 25m

on 8th June 2016.

On day 1 his max height is 4m
On day 2 his max height is 5m
On day N his max height is N+3m

To reach 30m, N must be 27 (sorry about the inconsistent units for N!)

rebka Starter Answered on 6th October 2016.

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