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Can you solve the maths riddle that is making people cry?

DAMN YOU, NUMBERS.

If you can solve this maths riddle posted on Quora, you are officially a genius and should quit your job immediately to become the new head of NASA.

Take a deep breath and dive into a sea of mental torture:

I saw a shirt for $97. I borrowed $50 from mom and $50 from dad. I bought the shirt with $3 of change. I gave $1 to mom, $1 to dad, and kept $1 for myself. Now I owe my mom $49 and my dad $49. $49+ $49=$98+my $1=$99. Where did the other $1 go?

Um… Yeah. WHERE THE FUCK DID THE OTHER DOLLAR GO? Waaaaah?

So… Do you want the answer? Because we have it. And apparently, according to the people who understand this on Quora, it’s all to do with concentrating on the total rather than the debt. They also think anybody who doesn’t get it, is a complete moron. Here’s a break down:

But. What is the…? Where did it…? How? HOW?

Sorry, brain.

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