A nail is driven into the trunk of a 30 years old tree at a point 1 m above the soil level. The tree grows in height at the rate of 0.5m a years. After three years, nail will be |
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a) |
1 m above the soil |
b) |
1.5 m above the soil |

c) |
2 m above the soil |
d) |
2.5 m above the soil |

A nail is driven into the trunk of a 30 years old tree at a point 1 m above the soil level. The tree grows in height at the rate of 0.5m a years. After three years, nail will be |
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a) |
1 m above the soil |
b) |
1.5 m above the soil |

c) |
2 m above the soil |
d) |
2.5 m above the soil |

1 Answer

127 votes

After three years, the nail will be one metre above the soil because plants show only apical growth. Only tip of tree will grow, lower part of tree will remain constant. |

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