Virgil wrote: > > In article <cUTyg.firstname.lastname@example.org>, > "zr" <email@example.com> wrote: > > > The 30th. > > The 28th, 29th and 30th dollars were returned to the clients, $1 each. > > > > "Virgil" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message > > news:virgil-829AE2.email@example.com... > > > In article <2_Qyg.53033$Uy1.firstname.lastname@example.org>, > > > "zr" <email@example.com> wrote: > > > > > >> No the Bellboy has $2 > > >> The Till has $25 > > >> The Clients paid $9 each > > >> Regardless there is still $1 missing > > > > > > 3 clients paid &9 each for a total of $27 paid out. > > > The till has $25 and the bellboy has $2 for $27 received. > > > > > > What dollar is missing? > > Each client paid $10 and received $1 back. So they paid out only $27 > total.
Virgil, you're obviously failing to grasp that this is an example of "Jewish" mathematics, as evidenced by your perverse insistence on subtracting $2 from $27, instead of adding.
"Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain."