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You saw a T-shirt which costs \$97. You don't have any money, so you borrowed from your parents \$50 each. Your parents agreed and you make sure that you'll pay as soon as you have the money. So now you have \$100. You bought the T-shirt for \$97 and you have \$3 as exchange. You paid your parents \$1 each so your credit to them will be deducted by \$1. Therefore it will be \$49 each. And you still have \$1.

\$49(your credit to your father) + \$49(to your mother)= \$98 + \$1(the one left to you)= \$99

Where's the \$1 to get \$100?

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is in your pocket

This is also very close to a previous riddle.

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Ok maybe i'm missing something here but:

You Owe: dad R50 + mum R50 - R2 = R98

You have: R50 from dad + R50 from mum - R2 = R98

What you have = what you owe...

what's the prob?

<_<

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Ok maybe i'm missing something here but:

You Owe: dad R50 + mum R50 - R2 = R98

You have: R50 from dad + R50 from mum - R2 = R98

What you have = what you owe...

what's the prob?

<_<

The problem is, you bought a tshirt for \$97 and your parents were dumb enough to loan you the money for it!

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of the 100 the dealer has 97 your parents have 1 each and you have 1 => 97+1+1+1=100

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I would not be worried about \$1, personally I think

They definitely saw you comming

\$97 for a T-shirt.. madness

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I would not be worried about \$1, personally I think

They definitely saw you comming

\$97 for a T-shirt.. madness

On Kawaii I went into this shop because of the name - Tropical Tantrum - and they were selling decorated t-shirts for \$150+!

Oh, and the riddle suffers from the same miscalculation problem as the greedy waiter

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You saw a T-shirt which costs \$97. You don't have any money, so you borrowed from your parents \$50 each. Your parents agreed and you make sure that you'll pay as soon as you have the money. So now you have \$100. You bought the T-shirt for \$97 and you have \$3 as exchange. You paid your parents \$1 each so your credit to them will be deducted by \$1. Therefore it will be \$49 each. And you still have \$1.

\$49(your credit to your father) + \$49(to your mother)= \$98 + \$1(the one left to you)= \$99

Where's the \$1 to get \$100?

Yeah, that calculation is bass-ackwards. <_<

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\$100 - \$97 (apparently no sales tax) = \$3 change

\$1 paid each to mom and dad = \$1 in my pocket.

Current Assets Current Liabilities

\$97 shirt \$49 debt to Mom

\$1 \$49 debt to Dad

____________ ________________

\$98 \$98

The other dollar? I'm wearing it with a big kawaii hibiscus print.

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