Monday, June 25, 2007

Math Challenge June 25

A caterpillar is put on the bottom of a jar that is 20 cm high. The jar has a lid with holes. Every day the caterpillar crawls up 10 cm. Every night it slips back 5 cm. How many days will it take for the caterpillar to touch the lid?
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Parents may help, but try to let your child figure it out on their own.Weekly winner wins a Smencil. Monthly winner wins a $20 Barnes and Noble gift certificate!

Good Luck!

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