# I saw a shirt for \$97. I borrowed \$50 from mom and \$50 from dad. I bought the shirt......... Where did the other \$1 go ?

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I saw a shirt for \$97.
I borrowed \$50 from mom and \$50 from dad.
I bought the shirt and got \$3 change.
I returned \$1 to mom, and \$1 to dad, and kept \$1 for myself.
Now I have to return \$49 to mom and \$49 to dad.
\$49 + \$49 = \$98 + my \$1 = \$99
Where did the other \$1 go ?

posted Jan 31, 2017

Total spend 97+1=98
Total borrowing 49+49=98

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