I riddle you this, urgently.

85 Human Paladin
3555
You saw a shirt for £97. You didn't have the cash, so you borrowed £50 from your mom and £50 from your dad = £100. You bought the shirt.and had £3 change. You gave your dad £1 and your mom £1 and kept the other £1 for yourself. Now you owe your mom £49 and your dad £49. 49+49 = 98 + your £1 = 99. Wheres the missing £1?

If anyone could answer this, it's killing my brain.
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90 Human Warrior
18925
I think its that the £49 are how much you owe and not how much the people have so really its each has £1=£3 and then the shirt makes it 100 could be wrong but thats what it seems like
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85 Dwarf Paladin
1995
The pound isn't there to make 100, the pound is between the 97 and the 98.

As in you both gave your parents the £1, but you then minus your £1 that you kept for yourself, you don't add it on. So you actually go from 98-1, there is no missing pound because your end number becomes £97 (being the price of your shirt) with £1 to each person left including yourself.

Enjoy.
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84 Night Elf Druid
12290
bend your mind, not the spoon
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85 Draenei Paladin
3895
Well, you probably dropped the last coin or something.
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90 Dwarf Paladin
11235
Old skool riddle, but the answer is...

£49 you owe your mom, £49 you owe your dad = £98

+

The £1 you already paid your mom back

+

The £1 you already paid your Dad back

=

£100, what you originally borrowed!


The euro you kept yourself, was still borrowed, so you still had to pay back

£49 to mom, £49 to dad = £97 value of shirt + £1 value of coin in your pocket

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90 Human Death Knight
14170
What colour is the shirt?
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85 Human Paladin
300
29/08/2011 02:36Posted by Wernblom
What colour is the shirt?


thirty-four mate.
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90 Tauren Druid
9785
05/08/2011 00:19Posted by Silverzombie
Wheres the missing £1?


Erm, you said "you give mum £1 dad £1 and yourself £1" therefore it's not 49
Edited by Treeroy on 01/09/2011 06:18 BST
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85 Worgen Warlock
7850
STEAL the shirt. Problem solved.
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