Snail on a Tree

A snail is trying to climb a 10-meter poll. Every day it climbs 4 meters up and then during the night slides 3 meters down. How many days are needed for the snail to get to the top of the poll?

Seven days only. After the sixth day, the snail would have climbed 6 meters. During the seventh day, it will climb 4 more meters and will get to the top.

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