A few days ago
syed N

# Three men goes to a hotel to stay ,the clerk says \$30 per room/day so all the three plans to stay in one room?

Three men goes to a hotel to stay ,the clerk says \$30 per room/day so all the three plans to stay in one room so each pays \$10.After some time the clerk realises that he made a mistake of collecting \$30 but the room cost only \$25,there fore he decides to return \$5 to them so he calls the roomboy and gives him \$5 asking him to return.The roomboy keeps \$2 with him and he returns only \$3(\$1 for each).Now Totally all have paid \$9 each(\$27)+rommboy \$2 which is equal to \$27.where did \$1 go,who has made the mistake?

A few days ago
juan

they paid \$30

got back \$5=\$25

room boy kept \$2

25 +3 =\$28

28+ 2=\$30

The five dollars did not divide equally among the three men two of them would have gotten \$2 and one \$1. The room boy did not take a dollar from each men so each one did not pay nine dollars.

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A few days ago
Hobby
The three men paid a total of \$30.

They were refunded with \$ 3.

The actual expenditure was \$27.

The expenses were:

Room rent \$25

Tips grabbed by the room boy \$ 2

Total \$ 27

You tried to mislead us to add the \$2 to the total expenses.

As long as you are able to write down your account and think logically, nobody can cheat you.

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A few days ago
lynx
No money is lost…

They each paid \$10 and got \$1 back meaning each one paid \$9… now.. 9*3= \$27 – \$2 that the room-boy took

= \$25 ( the cost of the room)

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6 years ago
?
You told this riddle completely wrong. That is why you are getting dumb answers. The Question is 9 x 3 is 27 plus the 2 the bellhop kept. WHERE DID THE EXTRA DOLLAR GO? You have to multiply, you have to show where the dollar went to solve the riddle correctly. You cannot just say, he gave them 5 back and that equals 30.
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A few days ago
Anonymous

30-3 (given back)=27

27-2 (room boy)=25

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A few days ago
Anonymous
it all adds up nobody is out of pocket, the room was only \$25 plus the \$5 the room boy had . no mistake. its the way you are putting it down.
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A few days ago
Anonymous
That little story is as old as the hills. It’s all in the way it is told that makes it seem that there is a missing \$1. But of course there is not.

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A few days ago
Anonymous
ugh! I hate math, but this one is quite simple!

The roomboy kept 2 bux….

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A few days ago
Pip
you don’t add the \$2 the roomboy took you subtract it.
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A few days ago
RD
wow… that is tripping my brain
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