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Topic:
Skepticism, mysticism, Jewish mathematics
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Aug 7, 2006 1:30 AM



zr
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Re: Skepticism, mysticism, Jewish mathematics
Posted:
Jul 29, 2006 6:04 PM


No the Bellboy has $2 The Till has $25 The Clients paid $9 each Regardless there is still $1 missing
"herbzet" <herbzet@yahoo.com> wrote in message news:1154064570.630318.27520@s13g2000cwa.googlegroups.com... > > > zr wrote: >> >> Three men walk into a hotel in downtown Tel Aviv. >> We need a suite for 4 hours to talk business. >> Well says the concierge I have one smaller room available. It will cost >> you >> $30.00 for 4 hours. >> Fine said the three, and they each put in $10.00 and took the elevator up >> to >> the 5th floor. >> The concierge once they had left realized that he had overcharged them by >> $5. He called the Bell Captain and explaining the overcharge handed the >> Captain $5 to be returned to the three men. >> In the elevator on his way to their room the Bell Captain decided he >> couldn't return the $5 evenly to the three. >> Upon arriving at the room, he explained that the three were overcharged >> and >> he was returning $1 each, on leaving he pocketed the $2 for his time. >> Each man got back 1$ from his $10 meaning they each paid $9 or $27 for >> the >> room. >> Now 3 times $9 is $27 and the Bell Captain kept $2 that adds up to $29. >> "What happened to the other $1?" > > > There is no other $1. 3 times $9 is $27 and the Bell Captain kept $2. > > $27  $2 = $25 which is in the hotel cash drawer. > > >  > hz > > 'Even the crows on the roofs caw about the nature of conditionals.' > >  Callimachus  >



