Where does $ 1 go?

A landlord has 3 tenants for three rooms (One each).

Each one of them pays $ 10 as rent on 10^{th} of every month.

Once they paid the rent on 5th of the month.

The Landlord was happy as he got the rent early.

So he called his servant and gave him $ 5 and told him to distribute it to all the tenants equally.

While on way servant thought that it’s tough to distribute $ 5 in 3 people.

So he kept $ 2 in his pocket and returned $ 1 to each of tenants.

Now net amount paid by tenants => 10 -1 = 9

They were 3 tenants.

So Total amount Landlord got = 9* 3 = $ 27.

$ 2 was kept by servant, So now total is $ 27 + $ 2 = $ 29.

While in start the actual amount paid by tenants was $ 10 * 3 = $ 30.

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