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Subj:.....A Thousand Silver Dollars (S631)
          From: Puzzles And Brain Teasers
          on 2/6/2008
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Drawing from Silver-Investor.com...
Source: http://www.afunzone.com/adailypuzzle/02-06-09.html
 

A man went into a bank with exactly $1,000 in silver dollars. 
He gave them to a cashier and asked the cashier to put the 
money into 10 bags is such a way that if he later needed any 
amount of dollars up to $1,000, he could lay his hands on 
that amount without needing to open any of the bags.  How 
did the cashier achieve this? 

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Finger pointing down
from darrell94590 on 1/2/2006
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Drawing from Ripleys-Believe It Or Not
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              THE SOLUTION
 

The 10 bags should contain the following amounts;
$1, $2, $4, $8, $16, $32, $64, $128, $256, $489.

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