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Answer to "The Chain Bracelet"

Vicky cut the chain where shown and removed the third ring from one of the ends. She now had a single ring, two linked rings, and four linked rings.
On the first day she gave the manager the single ring.
On the second day she took it back and gave him the two linked rings.
On the third day she gave him back the single ring. The manager now had three rings in his possession.
On the fourth day she took them all back and gave him the four linked rings.
On the fifth day she gave him the single ring as well.
On the sixth day she took back the single ring and gave him the two linked rings. The manager now had six rings (the two linked rings and the four linked rings).
On the seventh day she gave back to him the single ring.
The manager was satisfied and Vicky enjoyed her extra week on vacation.
 

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