**Here is a riddle for y'all....can you explain this to me???****I have read it a number of times and everytime I try to figure it out I go HUH????? lmao****If ya know the answer be sure to share...****3 MEN GO INTO A MOTEL. ****THE MAN BEHIND THE DESK SAID THE ROOM IS £30 SOEACH MAN PAID £10 AND WENT TO THE ROOM.****A WHILE LATER THE MAN BEHIND THE DESK REALIZED THE ROOM WAS ONLY £25 SO HE SENT THE BELLBOY TO THE 3 GUYS' ROOM WITH £5. ON THE WAY THE BELLBOY COULDN'T FIGURE OUT HOW TO SPLIT £5 EVENLY BETWEEN 3 MEN, SO HE GAVE EACH MAN A £1 AND KEPT THE OTHER £2 FOR HIMSELF. ****THIS MEANT THAT THE 3 MEN EACH PAID £9 FOR THE ROOM, WHICH IS A TOTAL OF £27, ADD THE £2 THAT THE BELLBOY KEPT = £29.****WHERE IS THE OTHER POUND?****As always, to be continued...........**

## Thursday, May 8, 2008

### RIDDLE TIME

Posted by Canadian flake at 7:57 PM

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## 5 comments:

That's a tough one.

If the room cost 25 and the guy gave back three that is 28

Then 2 for himself is 30

lol yup hammer...but if ya look at it the other way...they paid 10...got back 1 each...so they paid 9 each

9x3=27 plus the 2 he kept =29

why doesn't the math work out that way too?? lmao

Because the room was $ 25; they got back $3 and the bellboy got the remaining $2. Which equals $30.

:)

Now I have a terrible headache... math riddles always give me headaches... :-(

Oh yeah... almost forgot...

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!!

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