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Counterfeit Money

A man goes into a barber shop and gets a haircut for $15. He pays the barber with a $20 bill, but the barber doesn’t have change. The barber goes to the neighboring flower shop and trades the $20 bill for a $10 dollar bill and two $5 bills. Then he gives the man his $5 in change.

Later the lady from the flower shop confronts the barber and tells him that the $20 bill he gave her was counterfeit money. The barber agrees and he gives the lady a different $20 bill.

Later that day he tries to figure out how much money he lost. How much money did the barber lose?

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Trapped in a Room with 2 Doors

A man is trapped in a room with 2 doors and a small hole in the ceiling 10 inches in diameter. Behind one of the doors is an extremely hungry lion that hasn’t eaten in a couple of days. Behind the other door is a glass tunnel that magnifies the heat from the sun creating temperatures so high that even opening the door could kill you. How does the man escape?

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