*“In a new hotel containing 100 rooms, Tom was hired to paint the numbers from 1-100 on the doors. How many times will Tom have to paint the number 8?”*

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**Riddle Answer**

**Answer is… 20**

Here is the logical explanation of Tom was hired to paint 1-100 riddle.

To get the correct answer, one needs to single out all the numbers from 1 to 100 which contain the number 8. So the total number of 8’s between 1 to 100 are as follows: 8, 18, 28, 38, 48, 58, 68, 78, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 98.

There are only 19 numbers in total which have the number 8. However, in 88 there are two eights. Therefore the answer becomes 20 and not 19.