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MATH PROBLEM

Nothing you can do with math applies after reading this. I think that all calculations I have ever done are now invalid because of the flawed system. The world is about to end. Three guys in a hotel call room service and order two large Pizzas. The delivery boy brings them up with a bill for exactly $30.00. Each guy gives him a $10.00 bill, and he leaves. That's fact! When he hands the $30.00 to the cashier, he is told a mistake was made. The bill was only $25.00, not $30.00. The cashier gives the delivery boy five $1.00 bills and tells him to take it back to the 3 guys who ordered the pizza. That's fact! On the way back to their room, the delivery boy has a thought. These guys did not give him a tip. He figures that since there is no way to split $5.00 evenly three ways anyhow, he will keep two dollars for himself and give them back three dollars. OK! So far so good! He knocks on the door and one fellow answers. He explains about a mix up in the bill, and hands the guy the three dollars, and then departs with his two-dollar tip in his pocket.
Now the fun begins! Remember $30-$25=$5 Right? $5-$3=$2 Right? So what's the problem? All is well, right? Not quite. Answer this: Each of the three guys originally gave $10.00 each. They each got back $1.00 in change. That means they paid $9.00 each, which times three is $27.00. The delivery boy kept $2.00 for a tip. $27.00 plus $2.00 equals $29.00. Where the heck is the other dollar??
 

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You shorted 2 of the guys 33 cents and one guy 34 cents. Pay up
 

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There is no real "solution"....it's just backwards math...the 30 bux is still all accounted for.

Here's a real one for you.....2 men meet on the street, the first one says about the second one, "brothers and sisters have I none, but this man's father is my father's son"
How are they related?
 

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I'm thinking ..... <_<
 

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You're adopted?
 

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Keep thinking.....no adoptions, no step's, no gypsy babies....
 

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There is no missing dollar obviously. You are just adding when you should be subtracting. You don't ADD the $2 tip to the $27 that they paid, you are supposed to SUBTRACT it, which gives you $25, which is what they REALLY paid for the pizzas.
 

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The first guy is the second guys Uncle. Remember he was saying that the second guy has no brother or sister and that the second guy's father is his fathers son which would make the second guys father the first guys Brother.

I hope I didn't confuse anybody
 

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Huh? me confused? Beertender I'll take one more,er make that 2, er how bout 2 of those Corona & limons
 

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WakinUp....you're WRONG!!!!!!

MisterD....ding ding ding....we have a winner!!!

Want another???
 

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Ok MisterD...one more

A man is travelling down the road of life....he comes to a fork in the road, and at the fork is a house. Two brothers live in the house..one ALWAYS tells the truth and the other ALWAYS lies.
One way leads to the path of all that is good in life, the other leads to eternal damnation.
He knocks on the door and one brother answers...he doesn't know which one....and he can only ask ONE question to determine which path to take.
What question should he ask???
 
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