1. Where did it go??

Ok a bit of a puzzle for you - well not really a puzzle just something to pickle ur head

right 3 lil old ladies go out for lunch lil old lady A has a £5 note, lil old lady B has a £5 note as well and lil old lady C has 5 £1 coins.

After they have had their lunch they ask for the bill and the waitor tells them it is £15 - but after leaving them to settle it the waitor bumps into the boss who tells him to give them OAP discount of £5 - but feeling a lil greedy the waitor decides not to tell them and to simply keep the other £5 for himself.....

Each lil old lady pays a fiver for lunch to the waitor and he goes to put it in the till. But on the way there he feels bad towards the 3 ladies and decides to give them some money back - he gives each back £1 puts £10 in the till and pockets the other £2

When asked later how much lunch cost them the 3 lil old ladies reply £4 as they each paid £5 and got a £1 back - so that means altogether they paid £12 add that to the £2 the waitor kept and you have £14

What happened to the other £1!?!?!?

v_Ln

2. he gives each back £1 puts £10 in the till and pockets the other £2
So three \$'s would be givin back. \$10 in his pocket (that means 13 so far) then pockets \$2, for a total of 15.

Therefor ...he kept only \$12. The ladies have \$3 to spend.

3. Why are you adding the £2 that the waiter kept... Your supposed to subtract it... Since he took it its £12-£2= £10 and £15-£10= the extra £5 that he took from them in the first place... If you need an explnation ill post it here later

4. Actually, lunch costed them 3.33. 15-5 = 10, 10 divided by 3 is not 4. That's what they THINK they paid, but .66x3 went to the waiter.

5. He gave them back £1 remember.. So that makes it 3x£4 which is £12, you subtract what the waiter took.... Add the original £5 he took and you get their £15

6. yeah same way i worked it out - but when i saw it for the first time it had me shaking my head in confussion

v_Ln

7. euh, yeah, that's what I'm saying

8. LOL I just got it... Sorry Guus

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