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Amazing, Strange And Unbelievable. Can You Figure This Out? Video

Amazing, Strange And Unbelievable. Can You Figure This Out? Video

3 men pay 10 dollars each for a room. The room ends up costing 25 dollars. The bellhop is suppossed to give them back 5 dollars but nonly gives them 3 (its easier to split 3 dollars amost 3 people than 5, right? I mean 1.33333333 cents is hard to brake)

So, each man gets back a dollar.  So they paid 9 dollars each instead of 10 right? That’s 27 dollars. the Bellhop has 2 dollars, where is the other dollar?

LOL

149 comments so far, 380,000+ views and a rating of 3.94 for this video. Once you get past all the comments of people calling each other stupid, you might get the answer (hint: somewhere the math is done wrong. as a group the 3 men get the 3 dollars back so that is 28… where did 27 come from?) Hometutorhelp.com is the place that is sort of advertised in this video.

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February 22, 2007 - Posted by | Education, Metacafe, Video

5 Comments »

  1. The men get a $5.00 discount, actual cost for room is 25.00.
    The bell boy can notdivide 5.00 between the 3 men, so he keeps 2.00 and gives each man a 1.00 dollar bill.
    25.00 plus 3.00 equals 28.00, the bell boy kept 2.00, and 28.00 plus 2.00 equals 30.00 dollars.

    I THINK.

    Comment by lucy | December 15, 2008 | Reply

  2. As per the question where is …supposedly one dollar? there is no one dollar because as far as the three men are concern they payed 27.00 and the hotel owner charged 25.00 the boy pocketed 2.00 . (answer the question lucy) 25.00+2.00=27.00

    Comment by edwin | December 16, 2009 | Reply

  3. Rent payed to the owner $30.00; owner refunds $5.00, $30.00-$5.00=$25.00; bellhop keeps $2.00 and gives a refund of $3.00, (the guests have $0.00 because they had paid the original $30.00, therefore they now have $1.00+$1.00+$1.00=$3.00) so the guests have $3.00; therefore: $25.00
    + 2.00
    + 1.00
    + 1.00
    + 1.00
    =25.00
    with $0.00 remaining.
    Any questions?

    Comment by Larry | September 20, 2010 | Reply

  4. I think everyone understands the addition (3+2 +25= 30) aspect of this however
    Whats not being explained is this,
    They paid 10 dollars each this totals 30 dollars
    The owner refunds 1 dollar totaling 3 dollars and keeps 2 dollars
    Now
    10 – 1 = 9
    9×3 = 27 Amount the 3 guys assumed they paid (not knowing the bell hop kept 2)
    So then
    27+2 = 29
    Once again what happend to the dollar???
    It appears to be a fluke in mathmatics

    Comment by adam12 | December 2, 2012 | Reply

  5. 2 being the amount the bell hop kept

    Comment by adam12 | December 2, 2012 | Reply


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