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i wanted to buy a shirt for \$97 but i had no cash. I borrowed \$50 from my mom and \$50 dollars from my dad. 50plus 50 equals 100 I bought the shirt and got three dollars change. I gave my mom a dollar and my dad a dollar and I kept a dollar for myself. I now owe my dad \$49 and my mom \$49. 49 plus 49= 98 plus the dollar I kept is 49. where is the missing dollar?

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it's in your pocket. You only borrowed \$98, and you have a \$97 shirt and \$1 cash.

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