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your mind will be blown!!! poig

Posted by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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ok if a shirt is $97 and i borrow $50 from 2 people to equal $100. i pay $97 and have $3 left over. i give each person back $1 and keep $1 for myself i then owe each person $49..... so where did the other $1 go?!




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by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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1likeme
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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You kept it.
momma4vr
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:34 AM


Quoting 1likeme:

You kept it.

i borrow 50 from you and sally... i give u $1 back and sally $1 back... so i owe you each $49. $49+$49= $98 and i have $1=$99.... where is the other $1?

Pnukey
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:34 AM

There is no missing dollar. Mind not blown.

momma4vr
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:35 AM


Quoting Pnukey:

There is no missing dollar. Mind not blown.

look at my reply before this one.

Apollos82
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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It's simple math. Why would my mind be blown?
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Apollos82
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:37 AM
You're reply said 98. OP says 97.

Quoting momma4vr:


Quoting Pnukey:

There is no missing dollar. Mind not blown.

look at my reply before this one.

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1likeme
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:38 AM
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Quoting momma4vr:




There is no missing dollar. You borrowed 100. You immediately paid back two dollars. So you are left with 98 dollars to return. Not that complicated.
Apollos82
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:38 AM
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Also, if the proverbial "you" has to borrow money to buy a shirt, "you" have no business buying it in the first place. lol Hows that for a typical CM answer? :)
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momma4vr
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:39 AM
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Quoting Apollos82:

Also, if the proverbial "you" has to borrow money to buy a shirt, "you" have no business buying it in the first place. lol Hows that for a typical CM answer? :)

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LadyByrdNest
by on Sep. 23, 2012 at 11:39 AM

You might be trying to replicate a very old math mystery of the "missing dollar equation". This math problem was given to me to solve about 30 years ago. It is a mystery, but not so much your post. 

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