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Anne owes Bob $4, Bob owes Carol$3, and Carol owes Anne $5. [#permalink] ### Show Tags 22 Oct 2005, 06:11 This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. Anne owes Bob$4, Bob owes Carol $3, and Carol owes Anne$5. If Carol settles all the debts by giving money to both Anne and Bob, how much will she give Anne?
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Re: Simple logic: Settling all debts [#permalink]

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22 Oct 2005, 06:19
hmm.... is the question correct? i mean carol gives money to Bob?

the possibility is that negative giving means taking from Bob.

$2. SVP Joined: 24 Sep 2005 Posts: 1890 Followers: 19 Kudos [?]: 292 [0], given: 0 Re: Simple logic: Settling all debts [#permalink] ### Show Tags 22 Oct 2005, 06:25 GMATT73 wrote: Anne owes Bob$4, Bob owes Carol $3, and Carol owes Anne$5. If Carol settles all the debts by giving money to both Anne and Bob, how much will she give Anne?

Carol owes Anne so she'll "help" Anne pay Bob ...instead of 4 as the debt, she pays Bob only 1 coz Bob owes her 3.
still does Carol have to pay Anne 1.
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22 Oct 2005, 07:46