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Telephone Call (Posted on 2003-06-30) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Jim wants to call his friend Bob. Bob's Phone number is 976-6419. Jim dialed this number perfectly but then ended up calling the wrong house. He tried again and dialed the number perfectly. Once again his call didn't go through, in fact his call never went through to Bob.

Why couldn't Jim call Bob?

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Solution Another solution | Comment 8 of 25 |
That was the phone number of Bob's house. But Bob was out visiting a different house. Since Jim wanted to speak to Bob, he should have called the other house, hence he actually called the wrong house for speaking to Bob at that time.
  Posted by Charlie on 2003-06-30 10:29:01
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