the very first person in the thread had it right. Quinny has also explained it right more than once. Unless you're saying nobody said where the dollar went. In that case it went nowhere.
The bill is 27.
Each friend pays 9.
bill is 27 dollars. The refund is 5 dollars.
27-5=22 for the room.
3 dollars of the 5 dollar refund go to the friends.
2 dollars of the 5 dollar refund go to the bellhop
Every dollar is now accounted for.
The way its worded screws you up. Even though they each payed 8 and their room bill is still 25, not 24. The bellhop has the other money.
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