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$100 Bill

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Puzzle ID:#1444
Fun:*** (2.19)
Difficulty:** (1.24)
Category:Math
Submitted By:dariban**
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



Joe and Bob are walking down the street. Joe stumbles across a $100 bill on the sidewalk across the street. Joe picks up the bill and tells Bob, "Since you were with me when I found this, I'll give you half." So they go to the bank and half it up. But Joe decides that since he found the $100, he should have 10 more dollars than Bob. How much would Joe have and how much would Bob have?

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Comments

Mogmatt16Ava*
Apr 17, 2002

How do you stumble on a peice of paper?
Tori
Apr 25, 2002

that one got me i thought it was 60 and 40
ScooterPants*
Aug 01, 2005

HAHA I get it! Cause if he he split it 60/40 like I thought then he would be up $20! Nice 1
SPUTNIK2Aus*
Feb 10, 2006

good one, thanks
paul726Aus*
Mar 05, 2006

It could have been a trick. a "100 Bill" is not necessarily a $100 bill. It could have been in different currency, or perhaps, a bill for the dry cleaning.
javaguru*us*
Feb 02, 2009

Every time I think I've seen the lamest teaser here, I find a lamer one! Good job!
TrailBuilder**
Feb 06, 2009

I agree, lame.

Here's a teaser: I'm thinking of an integer between 1 and 3, and it's not 1 and it's not 3. What number is it?

That "teaser" above would go in the same quality bucket as this one.

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