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Can someone figure out this brain teaser? Read description please

Ok there are 3 guys that want to stay at a hotel. They go up and the room costs 30 dollars. They each pay ten dollars to make it even. Once they go to their room someone knocks on the door it was a bell hop. "the manager made a mistake and the room was only 25 dollars." the bell hop holds out five singles and gives each of the men one dollar. (this now means that they each paid 9 dollars) the bell hop still has 2 dollars in his hand. But when you do that math 9 x 3 = 27 then add the two dollars the bell hop has which is 29, but where did the other dollar go?

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There is no extra dollar, the brain teaser is trying to trick you into thinking about the sums in the wrong way. It's basically just muddling up where the addition and subtraction takes place, the trick is making you think that the 2 dollars needs to be added to the 27 when it's already part of the 27 dollars.

They paid 30 dollars, the hotel keep 25, the bellhop takes the remaining 5 to the men, gives 3 dollars to the men and then the bellhop has 2. No missing dollar.

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It went to tip the Bell hop (lol)

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There is no extra dollar because the bell hop gives each of the three men one dollar, which adds up to three dollars, and he remains with the other two. The (9 x 3 = 27) added to two dollars to have 29 is only meant to confuse the reader.

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