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    3 men go into a motel.
    The man behind the desk said the room is $30, so each man paid $10 and went to the room.
    A while later the man behind the desk realized the room was only $25, so he sent the bellboy to the 3 guy's 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 a $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 the $2 that the bellboy kept = $29.
    Where is the other Dollar?
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    There is no other dollar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by leniv22 View Post
    3 men go into a motel.
    The man behind the desk said the room is $30, so each man paid $10 and went to the room.
    A while later the man behind the desk realized the room was only $25, so he sent the bellboy to the 3 guy's 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 a $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 the $2 that the bellboy kept = $29.
    Where is the other Dollar?
    This is the classic missing dollar problem see here or here or just google for it.

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