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Ice Cream Seller Mystery?

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On occasion of Diwali (a Hindu festival), the local ice cream seller is selling ice cream at an 80% discount. But, he got just two flavors, vanilla and cocoa-chipped. He is selling vanilla at Rs 1 and Choco-chip at Rs 2. However, he is giving just one ice cream to each person.
Shruti went to the shop and give the seller Rs.2 and without asking her the seller gives her Choco-chip ice cream. Next, Anmol comes and also gave the seller the same amount i.e. Rs 2. Now the seller asks Anmol which ice-cream does he wants.

Why such a different behavior towards Shruti and Anmol?

posted Oct 14, 2016 by anonymous

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Thanks for the puzzle.

Shruti gave two coins worth 1 rupee each to the shopkeeper. So it was obvious she wanted a choco - chip ice cream. Otherwise she would have paid one Re. 1 coin only. Whereas, Anmol paid a coin of Rs. 2 to the vendor. That is why the vendor asked Anmol which ice cream he wanted.

answer Oct 15, 2016 by Arghyadeep Dutt Shrivastava
Thanks very much. Appreciated and reciprocated.

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