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Puzzle ID:#8366
Fun:*** (2.92)
Difficulty:*** (2.71)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:electronjohn*us****
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



Fred went to a hardware store in Boston with Alex, Ben, and George. He noted that a hammer cost ten times as much as a screwdriver and a power saw cost ten times as much as a hammer. The storekeeper said that Ben could buy a power saw, George could buy a screwdriver and Alex could buy a hammer. Based on this what would the storekeeper let Fred buy?


Hint

Alex's full name is Alexander and Ben's full name is Benjamin. George was Alex's boss and good friend.
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