Finding missing dollar math problem! need help!?

can someone help me solve this problem please! thanks! three people check into a hotel. they pay the manager $30 and go to their room. The mangager suddenly remembers that the room rate is $25 and gives $5 to the bell boy to return to the people. On the way to the room, the bellboy reasons that $5 would be... show more can someone help me solve this problem please! thanks!

three people check into a hotel. they pay the manager $30 and go to their room. The mangager suddenly remembers that the room rate is $25 and gives $5 to the bell boy to return to the people. On the way to the room, the bellboy reasons that $5 would be difficult to share among three people so he pcokets $2 and gives $1 back to each person. Now each person paid $10 and got back $1. So they paid $9 each, totalling up to $27. The bellboy has $2, totalling up to $29. Where is the missing $1?

please give as thorough of an explanation as possible please! thanks a bunch!
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