# algebra

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Three girls paid \$100 each, a total of \$300, to share a motel room. Later, the desk clerk realising she should have only charged \$250, gives the room attendant \$50 and asks him to return it to the three girls. Unable to divide the money three ways he decides to give \$10 to each girl and pockets the remaining \$20. The girls have now paid #90 each or \$270 for the room, and the room attendent has \$20. What happened to the other \$10?

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there is no other \$10

hotel: 250
girls: 30
clerk: 20

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