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Puzzle - where did the extra dollar come from? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Riddle (simple arithmetic problem/illusion) I have this small story (sorry about my bad English) : One man (M) took 25 dollar from man (A), and another 25 dollar from man (B), ...
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Where is $1 gone! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Riddle (simple arithmetic problem/illusion) Three men go to a shop and take some food which is cost $25. Waiter came and gave them bill. <pre>Each of them gave $10. So, ...
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Where is the lost dollar? [duplicate]

Somebody explained me this problem, but I am not sure to understand what is wrong. ...
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three girls gave a friend 60 rupees and asked her to buy them a kilo of mangoes from the market. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Riddle (simple arithmetic problem/illusion) three girls have a friend 60 rupees and asked her to buy them a kilo of mangoes each from the market. the mangoes cost 55 rupees. ...
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General and Simple Math Problem. [duplicate]

Three friends brought 3 pens together each 10 dollars. Next day they got 5 dollars cash back so they shared each 1 dollar and donated 2 dollars. Now the pen cost for each guy will be 9 dollars (\$10 -\...
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Where is the logical error in this Math question? when it say where is the remaining 1? [duplicate]

Three person buying something by 30, each pay 10, after a while, the owner making a discount of -5, but he realize that 5/2 is not good, so, he will return 1 for each, and gives the remaining (2) to ...
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Where did two dollars go?? [duplicate]

One of my school friends gave me this sum.Its basically a story formated into a sum STORY There were 3 friends. They each gave 20 dollars to buy a radio. They bought the radio for 60 dollar. Later ...
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Find the missing dollar [duplicate]

Three friends eat at a restaurant and finally ask for the bill. They pay the 75 dollars by dividing it equally (so they spend 25 dollars per person.) The waiter takes the money to the owner, who, in ...
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“Waiter's paradox” - what's wrong with this reasoning? [duplicate]

Here's a puzzle I just heard and while I know that this reasoning is fundamentally wrong, I can't explain why: Three people bought a dish for, say, 25\$ and paid 30\$ The waiter didn't want to divide ...
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What is it called and how it works? [duplicate]

If I borrow from two of my parents 50 dollars and spend 45 dollars at the store, I am left with 5. On my way home, I borrow to my friend 3, now I am left with just 2. I return home and give 1 to my ...
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Can someone please explain the catch behind this question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Riddle (simple arithmetic problem/illusion) I don't know if this is off-topic, but I recently saw this riddle, which I believe many of you have seen before: There are ...
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3 men and a cold night [duplicate]

$3$ guys, each with $\$10$ a piece, go to a hotel hoping to get a room to stay in for the night. A room costs $\$60$. The men go in, and ask to rent a room, only having $\$30$ between them. The mater ...
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Extra $100 after borrowing and shopping

I took \$1000 from my friend James and \$500 from Bond. While walking to the shops I lost \$1000 so now I only have \$500. I did some shopping, spending \$300 so now I have \$200 left. I gave \$100 ...
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Finding the difference of 100 rupees [closed]

I borrowed money from 2 friends. One gave me 2000 and other gave me 500. 2000 rupees get lost by me and from 500 I shop for 300 rupees later give 100 rupees each to both. 2000 rupees left money is ...