Logical Riddle: A Man Told His Son That He Would Earn $1000

Use your logical skills to solve this riddle.

A man told his son that he would earn $1000 if he could accomplish a given task.

The son agreed so the father gave his son ten envelopes and a thousand dollars, all in one dollar bills.

He told his son, “Place the money in the envelopes in such a manner that no matter what amount of dollars I ask for, you can give me one or more of the envelopes, containing the exact amount I asked for without having to open any of the envelopes. If you can do this, you will keep the $1000.”

How can the son distribute the money among the ten envelopes to meet the above conditions?

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3 thoughts on “Logical Riddle: A Man Told His Son That He Would Earn $1000”

  1. I think he should place money in such order, $1 in first envelope, $2 in second envelope, $3 in 3rd envelop and respectively until the tenth envelope.


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