i borrow some money from my 2 mates;each gave me 25 pound,so total 50 pound.
i wnet to shop and done some shopping for 47 pound so 3 pound is left,
then a begger ask for some change and i gave him 1 pound,so i got 2 pound left.
now i gave 1 pound to each mate and i have to give back 24 pound each,but thoes
2 pound and 24+24=48,so total is 50 pound.........what about the 1 pound i gave to
the begger?????????? i had only 50 pound.can some one answer that plz?

i borrow some money from my 2 mates;each gave me 25 pound,so total 50 pound.i wnet to shop and done some shopping for 47 pound so 3 pound is left,then a begger ask for some change and i gave him 1 pound,so i got 2 pound left.now i gave 1 pound to each mate and i have to give back 24 pound each,but thoes 2 pound and 24+24=48,so total is 50 pound.........what about the 1 pound i gave tothe begger?????????? i had only 50 pound.can some one answer that plz?

there is no "other pound"-its just a mathematical paradox created by mixing additions and multiplications to make it appear that way-there are many variations on this puzzle.its just a trick,so there is no answer-simples.

The 'missing' pound is in the £48 you're paying back to your friends as you spent £47 + £1 for the beggar leaving just the two pounds you've already paid back.

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(13) Jump to unreadPost a commenti wnet to shop and done some shopping for 47 pound so 3 pound is left,

then a begger ask for some change and i gave him 1 pound,so i got 2 pound left.

now i gave 1 pound to each mate and i have to give back 24 pound each,but thoes

2 pound and 24+24=48,so total is 50 pound.........what about the 1 pound i gave to

the begger?????????? i had only 50 pound.can some one answer that plz?

there is no "other pound"-its just a mathematical paradox created by mixing additions and multiplications to make it appear that way-there are many variations on this puzzle.its just a trick,so there is no answer-simples.

Edited By: addjon on Oct 20, 2010 19:25: .John

i love those £47 mushrooms, so fungussy!

Definately A Fail

you spent £47 on mushrooms going shopping?? lol! taste the difference!??