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Classic riddle centres around three friends splitting a bill for £30 equally

  • Waiter realises bill was only £25 but can't figure out how to divide £5

  • Keeps £2 and gives each diner back £1, so they only paid £9 each

  • If diners paid total of £27 and waiter kept £2, where is the other £1?

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    Going out for dinner with a group of friends and trying to figure out how to split the bill at the end is a task that none of us look forward to, especially after a few glasses of wine. 

    So perhaps it's no surprise that a riddle involving a restaurant bill that doesn't seem to add up because of a missing £1 is the latest brain teaser to leave the internet baffled. 

    The puzzle is a classic riddle that has recently resurfaced online and centres around three friends who split a bill of £30 at the end of their restaurant meal, each paying £10.

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    The £1 riddle that centres around a restaurant bill that doesn't seem to add up is the latest fiendishly tough brain teaser to leave the internet baffled 

    The £1 riddle that centres around a restaurant bill that doesn't seem to add up is the latest fiendishly tough brain teaser to leave the internet baffled 

    After the waiter takes their money, he realises that he's made a mistake in totting up the bill and instead of £30, the party should only have been charged £25.

    However, he can't figure out how to split £5 evenly. So he decides to give each diner back £1 from the extra £5 and keep £2 for himself. 

    Each of the three diners gets £1 back that meaning they paid £9 each for their meal, bringing the total to £27.

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