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Pay it Off

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

 

Puzzle ID:#44639
Fun:** (2)
Difficulty:* (1.06)
Category:Logic
Submitted By:Rob7*

 

 

 



Using only three bills, and not using a $10 bill, how can you pay a person $35 that you owe?


Hint

The three bills are two $20s and a $5 bill.
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Comments

xdbtcpAus**
Jun 15, 2009

I thought use a twenty and two 5's, pay the rest with quarters...
PaladinAus*
Jun 16, 2009

Easy, but cute and fun.
HarryPutter*ca*
Jun 16, 2009

Didn't the hint just totally give it away?
braingle100Aus*
Jun 17, 2009

Pretty sly,you.
YeahIGotABronco
Jun 19, 2009

I thought of giving a $50 and a $5 and they give you back a $20.
ShelilahAde*
Jun 23, 2009

Yeah I thought the same thing as YeahIGotABronco
(user deleted)
Jun 28, 2009

Better if you clearly specify the available bills.
Nicky101Aus*
Aug 02, 2009

I like this one; very fun! Just one thing, though: I think it belongs in the "Trick" category, instead of logic. We naturally assume one person has to use the three bills when in fact you can exchange bills with your creditor. Just a small detail .
Matthew21v33-41
Sep 26, 2011

I thought the same as the one who said pay three bills+the rest in quarters
kitty-catAus*
Apr 25, 2013

I thought they used a check, and the bills were on the hats they were wearing. Well, that's two, and there was a duck in the room. There. Perfect. Good teaser!
spikethru4*au*
Apr 25, 2013

The question asks, "Using only three bills...", not "Using three bills and anything else you can think of...". Hence, quarters, hats and ducks are banned!

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