Puzzles & Quizzes

Can You Solve the Stolen Money Riddle?

The stolen bill riddle by Presh Talwalkar of the MindYourDecisions YouTube channel is a fun little challenge that may actually have real-life applications. Give it a shot and see if you can solve it.

Here's the Riddle

A guy walks into a store and steals a $100 bill straight out of the register without the store owner's knowledge. The guy then buys $70 worth of goods using the $100 bill, and the owner gives him $30 in change. How much money did the store lose: $30, $70, $100, $130, $170, or $200? Watch the video below or scroll down to get the answer.

The Stolen Bill Riddle

This problem may be easier than you think it is.

Here's the Answer

The store lost $100 total. Did you figure it out?

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Written by Curiosity Staff February 6, 2017

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