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## The Extra Dollar in the Hotel

Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.

 Puzzle ID: #110 Fun: (2.74) Difficulty: (2.05) Category: Logic Submitted By: giraffe Corrected By: Winner4600

Three people check into a hotel. They pay \$30 to the manager and go to their room. The manager finds out that the room rate is \$25 and gives \$5 to the bellboy to return. On the way to the room, the bellboy reasons that \$5 would be difficult to share among three people, so he pockets \$2 and gives \$1 to each person. Now, each person paid \$10 and got back \$1. So they paid \$9 each, totalling \$27. The bellboy has \$2, totalling \$29. Where is the remaining dollar?

Each person paid \$9, totalling \$27. The manager has \$25 and the bellboy has \$2. The bellboy's \$2 should be added to the manager's \$25 or subtracted from the tenants' \$27, not added to the tenants' \$27.
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