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A Growing Tree Riddle

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Category : Logic
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Question

When John was six years old he hammered a nail into his favorite tree to mark his height. Ten years later at age sixteen John returned to see how much higher the nail was. If the tree grew by five centimeters each year how much higher would the nail be?

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And trly my whole a long period reckoned.
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When added together will make but two dozen.

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