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3 men went to a hotel to rent a room, the cost of the room was $30. Each man paid $10 to the bellboy and proceeded to there room. After a little while the bellboy realized that there was a special on rooms that night and the price for the mens room should have been $25. On his way to the mens room to give them back $5 he was puzzled how he was going to split $5 as he had no change. He decided he would give them each $1 and keep the remaining $2 for himself. So each man originally paid $10, but after the bellboy gave each man $1 back, each man paid $9. 9 x 3 = $27 plus the $2 the bellboy put in his pocket equals $29. The original price for the room was $30. Where did the last dollar go?

Good luck with that...

Pumpkinguy  Jun 16, 2014

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Apopewalksintoabar  Jun 16, 2014
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Apopewalksintoabar  Jun 16, 2014
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reinout-g  Jun 16, 2014
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Pumpkinguy  Jun 16, 2014
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I'll add this one to the puzzles.

It may already be there it is very well known but it can go in twice - it doesn't matter. 

thanks for sharing it Pumpkinguy.  

Melody  Jun 16, 2014
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I don't think it has actually been answered properly.  Does anyone want to have the honour?

Melody  Jun 16, 2014
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3 men went to the hotel TOGETHER to rent a room?????Ok......

zegroes  Jun 16, 2014
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If you want to answer my puzzle or want to try this yourself, then do NOT read this.

This is a hint.

***SPOILER BEGIN***

Notice when you add 1 dollar plus one dollar plus one dollar, that makes 3 dollars, and when you add that to the 2 the bellboy kept then it is 5. 30 dollars minus 5 is 25. There's a hint.

***SPOILER END***

Hope I helped!

Anonymous4338  Jun 18, 2014

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