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Can you get the solution? Most People Can’t Solve This Horse Riddle – Can You?
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A man buys a horse for $50. He then sells it for $60. The next day, he buys the horse back for $70. Only to sell it again for $80. So, did the man end up making or losing money? Or did he break even?
The man buys a horse for $50 so he is in a deficit of 50 Dollars in the beginning.
Now he sells the horse for $60. -50$ + $60 = A profit of $10
The next day he buys the horse again for $70. This means his profit of 10 dollars will be reduced by 70 dollars. So he has a debt of 60 dollars.
In the end, he sells the horse for $80. -60$ + 80$ = ?
Did you get it? Awesome!
The solution is: The man profited $20. He made a profit of 10 dollars every time he sold the horse.
Did you get it? Well done! You can be proud of yourself!