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A lady buys goods worth $200 from a shop

Thu Jun 27, 2013 12:10 am  by tartle

A lady buys goods worth $200 from a shop. (shopkeeper selling the goods with zero profit).
The lady gives the shopkeeper a $1000 note.
The shopkeeper gets some change from the shop next door and keeps $200 for himself and returns $800 to the lady.
Later the shopkeeper of the next shop comes with the $1000 note saying "fake" and takes his money back.
How much LOSS did the shopkeeper face?
Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:29 pm  by puneetseth

Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:08 pm  by titli.patra.besu

He gave back the money to the other shopkeeper $1000 and gave other $1000 dollars worth to the lady. So he lost $2000
Mon Jul 21, 2014 2:46 pm  by jimmyz

Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:49 am  by santhosh

the shopkeeper lost as much as the lady took away from him is just $1000 :o
Tue Feb 23, 2016 2:03 pm  by ArmyMP84

He lost $800.

He also lost $200 worth of product, but only lost $800 cash.
Thu Jul 14, 2016 2:38 pm  by bathfilms

Loss = 800 cash + 200 stock = 1000 altogether

We cannot add the 1000 given the neighbour too, because that is a reimbursement of what the neighbour gave already
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