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1. So I see a suit that is £97.
I borrow £50 from my mum and £50 from my grandad = £100
I then give a pound back to my mum and a pound to my grandad so now I'm due them £49. I keep the other pound. That only adds up to £99 where did the other pound go?
2. What a load of drivel. This "problem" isn't going to fool anyone!
3. That does not make sense

You borrow £49 form each person so that you have £98

What "other pound" do you keep?

how are you going to buy the suit with just £98
4. (Original post by Mr M)
What a load of drivel. This "problem" isn't going to fool anyone!
I realized the suit costs 97 and not 99. Now it is a puzzle!
5. (Original post by asoftersin)
I realized the suit costs 97 and not 99. Now it is a puzzle!
Ok

So now you borrow £98, spend £97 and have £1 left

Again ... where is the puzzle/problem?
6. (Original post by TenOfThem)
That does not make sense

You borrow £49 form each person so that you have £98

What "other pound" do you keep?

how are you going to buy the suit with just £98
No I borrow 50 and have £3 pound change.
7. (Original post by asoftersin)
I realized the suit costs 97 and not 99. Now it is a puzzle!
Are you sure?
8. (Original post by asoftersin)
No I borrow 50 and have £3 pound change.
And of that £3 you give them £1 each and keep £1

So ... puzzle? where?

Did you not realise that when you borrowed £50 and gave £1 change that meant you only borrowed £49?
9. (Original post by asoftersin)
So I see a suit that is £97.
I borrow £50 from my mum and £50 from my grandad = £100
I then give a pound back to my mum and a pound to my grandad so now I'm due them £49. I keep the other pound. That only adds up to £99 where did the other pound go?
Ahhhhhhh you proved maths wrong...it's the end of the world!!!
10. (Original post by TenOfThem)
Ok

So now you borrow £98, spend £97 and have £1 left

Again ... where is the puzzle/problem?

No I borrowed £100 got £3 change. The change went £1 to mum, £1 to grandad and I kept the other pound.

I'm due each of them £49. So 49+49 = 98 (plus the pound I have is 99)
11. Well you might not be able to count but at least your suit looks nice.
12. (Original post by asoftersin)
No I borrowed £100 got £3 change. The change went £1 to mum, £1 to grandad and I kept the other pound.
Look at the above you spent £97 and gave them £1 each and kept £1

Where is the problem

I'm due each of them £49. So 49+49 = 98 (plus the pound I have is 99)
No 98 (minus the pound you have is 97 = the suit)

OR

No 98 (plus the 2 you returned = 100)
13. (Original post by Mr M)
Well you might not be able to count but at least your suit looks nice.
prsom
14. (Original post by asoftersin)
So I see a suit that is £97.
I borrow £50 from my mum and £50 from my grandad = £100
I then give a pound back to my mum and a pound to my grandad so now I'm due them £49. I keep the other pound. That only adds up to £99 where did the other pound go?
Your an idiot and i find it surprising anyone has ever given you money.

on the other hand. It only adds up to 99 pounds because you havn't factored in that you took one pound for yourself

i.e) You have 100 pounds, you spend 97 on the suit and are left with 3 pounds. You give 1 to your mum, 1 to your gdad, and one to yourself, thus that adds up to 100.
15. (Original post by kinglynx)
Unfortunate.
16. I'd love for you to be my accountant..
17. (Original post by Mr M)
Unfortunate.
PRSOM
18. (Original post by Mr M)
Well you might not be able to count but at least your suit looks nice.
For £97?
19. (Original post by Thrug)
For £97?
Hey, that is an expensive suit for a teacher
20. (Original post by Mr M)
Unfortunate.
LMFAO HEY! Speed rage typing is no indicator of idiotiscism... idiocy.. idiosyncricity?...

IM NOT AN IDIOT KAY

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