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- Subject: RE: Missing Buck
- From: "Rod Schenk" <rs(--nospam--at)pacificdesignbuild.com>
- Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 14:01:45 -0800
Close but no cigar, Two of them paid $8.33 a piece and the third paid $8.34 for the room and then all three combined gave a tip of $2.00. the sum of which is $27 plus the $3 refund = $30. OK - back to work! > -----Original Message----- > From: Steve Pryor [mailto:spryor(--nospam--at)strongtie.com] > Sent: Thursday, January 28, 1999 1:38 PM > To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org' > Subject: RE: Missing Buck > > > Nowhere. If each guy paid $9 for a $25 room, there would be $2 left over > for the bellhop. > > -----Original Message----- > From: Caldwell, Stan [mailto:scaldwell(--nospam--at)halff.com] > Sent: Thursday, January 28, 1999 1:26 PM > To: 'SEAint Listserv' > Subject: Missing Buck > > Every engineer needs to take a brief break every now and > then. OK puzzle > solvers! Lets see who can figure this one out first: > > Three guys go to a hotel, and get a room for $10 a piece, or > a total of $30. > They go up to their room, when the clerk realizes the room > was only $25, not > $30. So he gives $5 to the bellhop, and tells him to go > rectify the matter. > The bellhop then goes upstairs, and gives $1 to each guy, so > they have now > each paid $9 for the room, instead of $10. The Bellhop keeps > $2 as a tip. > Okay, you have 3 guys who each paid $9, for a total of $27, > and $2 for the > bellhop, which makes $29. > > Where did the extra dollar go? > > > > >
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