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??? The Matrix has errors!

As my grandkids would say … “Cheater … Cheater … Pumpkin Eater”! ^^

Reminds me of the ‘Missing Dollar’

Three men go to stay at a motel, and the man at the desk charges them $30.00 for a room. They split the cost ten dollars each. Later the manager tells the desk man that he overcharged the men, that the actual cost should have been $25.00. The manager gives the bellboy $5.00 and tells him to give it to the men.

The bellboy, however, decides to cheat the men and pockets $2.00, giving each of the men only one dollar.

Now each man has paid $9.00 to stay in the room and 3 x $9.00 = $27.00. The bellboy has pocketed $2.00. $27.00 + $2.00 = $29.00 - so where is the missing $1.00?

“What are numbers?”

“How is math?”

That. Is. Awesome.

I particularly like the first comment:

[quote=185741:@Mark Walsh]Reminds me of the ‘Missing Dollar’

Three men go to stay at a motel, and the man at the desk charges them $30.00 for a room. They split the cost ten dollars each. Later the manager tells the desk man that he overcharged the men, that the actual cost should have been $25.00. The manager gives the bellboy $5.00 and tells him to give it to the men.

The bellboy, however, decides to cheat the men and pockets $2.00, giving each of the men only one dollar.

Now each man has paid $9.00 to stay in the room and 3 x $9.00 = $27.00. The bellboy has pocketed $2.00. $27.00 + $2.00 = $29.00 - so where is the missing $1.00?[/quote]

Good one… Figured it out eventually… In total they paid $27, of which the bellboy has $2 and the manager has $25, and each man has $1. That accounts for all $30… $2 + $25 + $1 + $1 + $1…

actually, 25$ is 8.33 $ each, plus one each so 9.33 each (periodical) so the total is 28, plus 2 for the crooked bellboy. The 30$ is fully accounted for.

Yes, the equation in the last sentence is incorrect, but worded in a way that sounds valid. Much like the 2 triangles appear equal in size/shape, but are not, and this discrepancy accounts for the extra square.