Missing dollar/hotel puzzle ```Name: d yuan Status: N/A Age: N/A Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: Around 1995 ``` Question: Three men, and they go to this hotel. There, the manager tells them that there is only one room left. The three people share that room for thirty dollars so each person pays ten dollars. Later the manager found out that the room is only 25 dollars. He calls the bell boy and tells them to give the 5 dollars back the bell boy decides that since you cannot divide 5 dollars by 3 people, so he took 2 for himself and returned to each person 1 dollar. So each person paid 9 dollars and the bell boy has a two dollars that is 9 * 3 = 27 plus the bell boy's 2 dollars is 29 dollars. Where is the extra dollar? Replies: There is no extra dollar. The bell boy's \$2 is part of the \$27 that they have paid (net) and the other \$25 is at the desk. tee Click here to return to the Mathematics Archives

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