Puzzling Shopping*

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A man went in to a shop and asked: "How much is 1?"
"1.20" replied the shopkeeper.
"How much are 10?" asked the man,
"2.40" replied the shopkeeper,
"I'll have a 100" said the man,
The shopkeeper charged him 3.60, what was the man buying?
Adrian

* This puzzle is a clever variation of puzzles about ages...

 

Mini-Contest 13 - Puzzling Shopping is FINISHED

 
It was our eighteenth mini-contest. Now we'd like to propose this contest's results and some details about the puzzle and its solution. With this Mini-Contest 13 is finished.

We thank you for your participation, and look forward to the next Mini-Contests. Happy Puzzling!
 
 

Contest Results

 
The winners are:
1. Jason Meyers.
2. Prakash Khaitan.
3. Neville Giles.
4. Sandhya Kunnatur.
5. Horst Karaschewski.
6. M.B.
7. Nigel Wilson.
8. Brian Tolfree.
9. Nicole Takahashi.
10. Andrew Thompson.
11. Jensen Lai.
12. Jon Black.
13. David Webb.
14. Andrew McDermott.
15. Barry Stones.
16. John & Moni Ostberg.
17. Kristen Carlson.
18. Geoffrey Mayne.
19. Neil Myska.
20. Jennifer Gorrell.
21. Julie Whitham.
22. Raja Saravanan.
23. Mario Sanchez.
24. Robert Jones.
25. Aaron Jurek.
26. Matt Wickham.
27. Rachel Paterson.
28. Paul McGuire.
29. Scar135.
30. Daniel Drapeau.
31. Michele Ely.
 
Last Updated: January 15, 2008  |  Posted: February 16, 2002
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