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Stupid math problems...
#1
Came across this in one of those 'send this to 5 friends and the answer will appear' e-mails... Will someone PLEASE tell where the dollar went!!!

Quote:3 men go into a motel. The desk clerk said the room was $30, so each man paid $10 and went to the room. A while later, the desk clerk realized the room was only $25, so he sent the bellboy to the 3 guys' room with $5.
On the way, the bellboy couldn't figure out how to split $5 evenly between 3 men, so he gave each man $1 and kept the other $2 for himself. This meant that the 3 men each paid $9 for the room, which is a total of $27. Add to that the $2 the bellboy kept and the total is $29. Where is the other dollar?
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#2
ok ..
heres how it goes ..

so they each pay 9dollars ..
thats 27 bucks right ?
and the room cost 25...

hence .. 27 - 25 = 2 dollars ... which the bell boy got ..
the number 27 and the 2 is just a distraction to confuse you making you think that it should add up to 30 ..

the dollar didnt go anywhere..
it was never there to begin with ..

or heres another way to put it ...
start with 30 ...
Hotel Takes 25...
Bellboy Takes 2 ...
3 men take 3 ...
25+3+2 is 30 .. so it all adds up ..
#3
It's in my pocket
#4
excellent peter, thank you. Can you tell I didn't do very well in math in school?
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#5
bak in year 10 ...
ever since i go tthe internet back then .. .
my skillz have been declining ..
im turnininto a mindless zombie ..

nah .. im not that great at maths ..
i can get by in it though ..
#6
And his English typing skills have also degenerated.
#7
hahaha..
i was never good at english ...
well ..
back in year 2 i was wicked at spelling ..
its gone downhill since then ...
#8
LOL! downhill from year 2... mmmm! *wonders how bad that is*

I almost failed English Lit in highschool.
Imagine if I did... No uni Sad
#9
peter Wrote:back in year 2 i was wicked at spelling ..
its gone downhill since then ...

Haha, you're a joker peter... maybe you're just typing too quickly... or maybe you accidentally hit a few keys at once...
#10
of course im joking ..
i cant be that bad...
i just rush my typing too much ...
im not a touch typer ..
so im more prone to errors when im typing on the fly ...
#11
Hehe we had typing lessons in high school... like on actual typewriters. Big Grin Since then, I've been a touch typist Smile
#12
i used to cheat when they tried to get us to touch type ..
muhahuahua
i can only half touch type..
#13
shuttertalk Wrote:Hehe we had typing lessons in high school... like on actual typewriters.

My grade nine class in high-school was the last one to take typing on actual typewriters... fffjjj fffjjj AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH!
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#14
hey you're bringing back memories!
  


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