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Missing Dollar – aaspiringwriter

In this paradox no contradiction is actually taking place. There is no missing dollar. Adding $27 and $2 (to get $29) in the end is not required at all. The ladies paid $27 out of which $25 went to the restaurant … Continue reading

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Missing Dollar – anonymous

There is no missing dollar. The total bill came out to be 25 dollars, since 25 cannot be split evenly 3 ways the wording of the statement is incorrect. The waiter kept 2 dollars for himself giving back 3 dollars … Continue reading

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Missing Dollar – theshiftyyman

There is no missing dollar in this equation. The ladies had already paid the bill of 30$ so they were -30$. The cashier then received the money which gave him +30$, which he then gave 5$ away so that left … Continue reading

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Missing Dollar- brobeanfarms

There is no missing dollar. The author informs the reader that the $30 bill was paid. The waiter pockets $2 and then he returns $3 remaining from the $5 that he owed back to the ladies. The bill was never … Continue reading

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Missing dollar — dragon570

There is no missing dollar at all in this situation because the writer tells the audience they paid $30, although the meal was only $25.00. Ergo, the $5.00 that the cashier returns to the waiter is split between the waiter and the three ladies. … Continue reading

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Missing Dollar — socrateslee13

There is no missing dollar within the paradox. This is proven because the author informs the audience they paid $30.00, however the meal was only $25.00. Therefore the $5.00 that the cashier returns to the waiter is split between the … Continue reading

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Missing Dollar – thathawkman

There is no missing dollar. The easiest way to see that there is, in fact, no missing dollar is to track the money as it is given. After getting a $30 bill, each person (P1, P2, and P3) gives $10 … Continue reading

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