The Stolen Money

A man walks into a store and steals a $100 bill. 5 minutes later, he returns to the store and buys stuff worth $70. He pays with the bill that he had stolen, so the owner of the store returns him $30. How many dollars did the store owner lose?

Result

x =  100 USD

Solution:

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Dr Math
The answer is $100 because that’s the only money that was stolen.

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#2
Dr Math
or slight less than $100, because non-realised profit is not stolen. loss is less $100, depending on profit on stolen goods

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