Brain Game: Here's the Pitch
An injuredÂ baseball relief pitcher named Calvin was given rehabilitation instructions to throw 150 pitches over a six-day period (Monday through Saturday), and then to rest on Sunday.
After throwingÂ on Monday, CalvinÂ figured out that if he increased his pitch count by six each day, he'd reach his goal.
How many pitches did Calvin
throw on the Monday?
What about Saturday?
HERE is the answer.
Calvin threw 10 pitches on the Monday, and 40 on Saturday.
He threwÂ 10 pitchesÂ on Monday, thenÂ 16 on Tuesday,Â 22 on Wednesday, 28 on Thursday, 34 on Friday, and 40 on Saturday forÂ a total of 150.