# 3 Guys Walk Into a Hotel

### 3 Guys Walk Into a Hotel

Here's a good one to tell your kids:

3 guys walk into a hotel and each pay \$10 for a total of \$30 for a room. the clerk at the front desk realizes he overcharged them \$5 so he summons the bell hop and tells him to take the \$5 up to the room.

He goes to the room and explains to one of the three friends that they were overchrged and gives him the \$5. Realizing he can't easily split \$5 between the three of them he gives the bellhop a \$2 tip. So each friend gets a dollar back and spent a total of \$9 for the room.

3 x 9 = 27

plus the 2 the bellhop has = \$29 , Where did the dollar go?

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\$30 minus the \$5 that was over charged equals \$25 so each man paid \$8.33 \$8.33 times 3 equals \$24.99 plus the \$1 for each man in over charge equals \$27.99 plus the \$2 tip equals \$29.99 so that means one of the men actually paid \$8.34 instead of \$8.33.

8.34 + 8.33+8.33+3.00(over payment)+2.00(tip)=30.00

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It works better when you tell it.

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Hotel keeps \$25. Bellhop keeps \$2. Total of Hotel income is \$27. Each man paid \$9. 9x3 = 27. This problem made me obsessive/compulsive all day, thanx

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