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"where Is The Missing Dollar?"

3 girls go to a motel. The front desk clerk tells them the room will cost $30 for the night. Each girl gives $10 to make out the 30.

Later that night, the clerk realized that the room was actually $25, not 30. So, he calls one of his co-worker and give him $5 to return to the girls.

On his way, the co-worker ask himself:" How am I going to share $5 to 3 girls?" So, he decides to give each $1 and keep the extra $2 for himself.

So, each girl actually paid $9 for the room ($10-$1). So, the total should be $9+$9+$9 = $27. If we add the $2 that the co-worker kept, we get $29.

The question is: "WHERE IS THE MISSING DOLLAR??"

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They paid thirty dollars. Five was refunded. That leaves 25 with the manager. Meaning each girl paid 25/3 = 8.3333333.

1 dollar was refunded to each. That makes 9.33333 that each paid. 9.33333333 * 3 = 27.999999 ~ 28. And the Oh So considerate and thotful thief of a waiter/porter/wateva has the remaining 2 dollars. 28+2=30

Q.E.D

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Its simple,

They were given $1 each, which means they paid $9*3=$27, instead of $25.

The co-worker is now to give them $2 which ie the extra on their payment. there is no missing $1 or N1 anywhere.

Now lets assume they were told it is $25 initially, they would have paid $8 each which would have landed at $24 and we can assume the missing dollar is what makes it $25, because if they were told that its no more $30 but now $24, each would have received his own share equally without the co-worker sneaking some into his pocket. so we could also say that the missing dollar was what made it $25 instead of $24.catching my breath

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Fine

Naija_diva could you please return the dollar to the girlz ?

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thats a good one, makes u crack ur brains out!

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what are you talking about. my comment wasn't for you. it was for the thread and if it is for you. what are you going to do about it? huh?

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i have the missing dollar. you happy now.

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There's no missing dollar. They paid 25 dollars plus the 3 they divided

plus the 2 taken by the co-worker = 30 dollars.

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not bad iice, but if you pay $10 and you get back $1 dat means you paid out $9.

So you saying the missing dollar is in fractions that have dissappeared into thin air?

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