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#1 munkifisht



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Posted 11 March 2008 - 02:18 PM

Here is one that you may have worked out from the Die hard film.

I have 2 water tanks, one holds 5 gallons and the other holds 3 gallons. A bomb needs a weight of precicely 4 gallons to be placed on it to deactivate the bomb, how to I deactivate it?
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Posted 11 March 2008 - 02:25 PM

already posted ... check Pouring Water VI

there is a whole page on this type ... see Water and Weighing Puzzles

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Posted 11 March 2008 - 02:25 PM

Probably already posted, so I won't use a spoiler.
fill 3. 3->5. fill 3. 3->5. empty 5. 3->5 [1 gal]. fill 3. 3->5.
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