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A Riddle.............

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Right then.... 3 people have a meal coming to £30 so they split the bill 3 ways, all throwing £10 in each. a few minutes later the waiter comes back sayin "sorry but we have overcharged you, the bill … Read More
9y, 9m agoPosted 9 years, 9 months ago
Right then....
3 people have a meal coming to £30 so they split the bill 3 ways, all throwing £10 in each.
a few minutes later the waiter comes back sayin "sorry but we have overcharged you, the bill only came to £25".
on this they all take £1 back out of the change and give the waiter £2 for a tip
meaning they have all paid £9 for there meals and the waiter has £2

9+9+9=27 plus the 2 off the waiter is 29

wheres the other pound gone...:?

Sorry if this has been posted before............
9y, 9m agoPosted 9 years, 9 months ago
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#1
It has and there where some very cleaver answers.
#2
Yeah it has been posted before - good though.
#3
stora
It has and there where some very cleaver answers.

Can't wait for them cos its doing my head in.:)
#4
Me and my oh have actually sat with real cash and tried it out. It is very good.:thumbsup:
#5
What other pound? £25 + £2 is £27.

£30 less £3 is £27

Not exactly a riddle.
#6
Aggy
What other pound? £25 + £2 is £27.

£30 less £3 is £27

Not exactly a riddle.

But the tip is only £2...
#7
But the tip is only £2...

Yes they gave him the £2 they didn't take back. Or two people gave the waiter £1 each and one cheapskate didn't, and they over paid for the meal. Am I missing something? :thinking:
#8
The waiter refunded £5.00 back to the diners. Each of the 3 was given £1. The waiter then kept £2 for himself. Each diner spent a total of £10 less the refunded £1 making it £9 x 3 which equals £27, the waiter had £2. Where is that other blo++++dy pound then:?
#9
marshallka
The waiter refunded £5.00 back to the diners. Each of the 3 was given £1. The waiter then kept £2 for himself. Each diner spent a total of £10 less the refunded £1 making it £9 x 3 which equals £27, the waiter had £2. Where is that other blo++++dy pound then:?

Lol, no, he didn't, they took £1 each. Thats £3 not £5. The waiter is then left with £2. 3+2 = 5
#10
there isnt a missing pound the meal came to £25 £1 each went back to the diners and £2 was a tip
banned#11
Aggy, all I can think of is 3 Butter Chickens:giggle:
#12
Prissymiss
Aggy, all I can think of is 3 Butter Chickens:giggle:

2 nosey inlaws and a totally insufficent dowery!
banned#13
Aggy
2 nosey inlaws and a totally insufficent dowery!

Me and the neighbours kids are all going around singing it now.

Very well made but its the way they say butter chicken that gets me. I showed it to some friends who are Indian and they loved it.
#14
Aggy
Lol, no, he didn't, they took £1 each. Thats £3 not £5. The waiter is then left with £2. 3+2 = 5

ok...............it is late. I think i need some brain sleep...:giggle:
#15
the meal itself and the tip came to £27

£3 went back in the peeps pockets
no missing money
#16
It all depends on how you add it up, if this *is* a riddle or not

£10 x 3 = £30
£1 x 3 =£3 refunded
£2 x 1 = £2 tip

That makes £25 for meal, £3 refund + £2 tip = £30

You need to forget the £9 x 3 concept cos, it is £30 initially paid, effectually £5 refunded, divided as £3 refunded, £2 tip. The refunded amount of £1 each, makes for the £9 paid per meal.
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#18
nah if it was quidco u'd eat it for free and they'd give you some money to eat there
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13 times 7 equals 28 and I can prove it!

#20
fantastic