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Tal [G6] March 25 2009 3:18 PM EDT

How can this be? A man deposited $50 in a savings account, then withdrew it in various sums. When he'd recovered his $50 he was surprised to find $1 left in the account, though it had drawn no interest.

When he inquired, the bank produced this ledger:

iBananco [Blue Army] March 25 2009 3:20 PM EDT

Because you're adding remaining balances, which gives you an absolutely meaningless number.

Neo Japan March 25 2009 3:30 PM EDT

if you only took out 1 dollar at a time, then you would have
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