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The
Missing Dollar Three
friends check into a motel for the night
and the clerk tells them the bill is $30,
payable in advance. So, they each pay the
clerk $10 and go to their room. A few minutes
later, the clerk realizes he has made an
error and overcharged the trio by $5. He
asks the bellhop to return $5 to the 3 friends
who had just checked in.
The bellhop sees this as an opportunity
to make $2 as he reasons that the three
friends would have a tough time dividing
$5 evenly among them; so he decides to tell
them that the clerk made a mistake of only
$3, giving a dollar back to each of the
friends. He pockets the leftover $2 and
goes home for the day! Now, each of the
three friends gets a dollar back, thus they
each paid $9 for the room which is a total
of $27 for the night.
We know the bellhop pocketed $2 and adding
that to the $27, you get $29, not $30 which
was originally spent. Where did the other
dollar go????
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Age
of father and son
The ages of a father and
son add up to 66. The father's age is the
son's age reversed.
How old could they be? (3 possible solutions).
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Canaries
and cages I
am the owner of a pet store. If I put in
one canary per cage, I have one bird too
many. If I put in two canaries per cage,
I have one cage too many.
How many cages and canaries do I have?
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ANSWER 
in
roman After
teaching his class all about roman numerals
(X = 10, IX=9 and so on) the teacher asked
his class to draw a single continuous line
and turn IX into 6.
The only stipulation the teacher made was
that the pen could not be lifted from the
paper until the line was complete.
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