sly222 Posts: 1, Reputation: 1 New Member #1 Sep 13, 2012, 06:58 AM
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three boys contributed 30 to buy a ball. After paying for the ball the storekeeper realised the cost of the ball was 25so send the store boy with 5 to be given to the boys. The store boy took 2 and gave the boys 3 That means_mean each boy contributed 9 for the ball times 3 equals
equals
To be the same in value (symbol: = ). To 27 plus
plus
Symbol indicating addition (symbol: + ). 2 equals
equals
To be the same in value (symbol: = ). To 29
so who has the 1 ?
 JudyKayTee Posts: 46,503, Reputation: 4600 Uber Member #2 Sep 13, 2012, 07:09 AM
Originally Posted by sly222
three boys contributed 30 to buy a ball. after paying for the ball the storekeeper realised the cost of the ball was 25so send the store boy with 5 to be given to the boys. The store boy took 2 and gave the boys 3 That means_mean each boy contributed 9 for the ball times 3 equals
equals
To be the same in value (symbol: = ). to 27 plus
plus
Symbol indicating addition (symbol: + ). 2 equals
equals
To be the same in value (symbol: = ). to 29
so who has the 1 ?

This isn't a riddle. It's homework.
 Unknown008 Posts: 8,076, Reputation: 723 Uber Member #3 Sep 13, 2012, 10:13 AM
This riddle's other versions are so common around here...

 ebaines Posts: 12,132, Reputation: 1307 Expert #4 Sep 13, 2012, 11:08 AM
Yep - an oldie but goodie.

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