# math

3 MEN GO INTO A MOTEL. THE MAN BEHIND THE DESK SAID THE ROOM IS \$30, SO EACH 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 DOLLAR?

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