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mathhasproblems

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Can you figure this question out?? 8th grade...

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  1. mathhasproblems
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    Three men went to a hotel to rent a room, the cost of the room was $30. Each man paid $10 to the bellboy and proceeded to their room. After a little while the bellboy realized that there was a special on rooms that night and the price for the men's room should have been $25. On his way to the men's room to give them back $5, he was puzzled how he was going to split $5 as he had no change. He decided he would give them each $1 and keep the remaining $2 for himself. So each man originally paid $10, but after the bellboy gave each man $1 back, each man paid $9. 9 x 3 = $27 plus the $2 the bellboy put in his pocket equals $29. The original price for the room was $30. Where did the last dollar go?

  2. iloveboys
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    http://www.xpmath.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-4274.html

  3. iloveboys
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    Try that, it should help!

  4. iloveboys
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    Your welcome. (:

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