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Pouring water I.
Posted 16 July 2007 - 07:55 AM
Fill the 3, pour it into the 5. Then fill the 3 again, pour into the 5 until the 5 is full. Now you have 1. Empty the 5 and pour the 1 into the 5. Fill the 3, pour it into the 5. Totally works. So does the way indicated at the beginning though.
I don't know about this half filling thing, you'd have to be really good at eying "half" and I think the other couple ways are more exact.
Posted 20 July 2007 - 09:55 AM
Posted 20 July 2007 - 03:28 PM
you fill the 3 then pour it into the 5 , you now have 0 in the 3 and 3 in the five then you fill the three again, pouring it into the 5, since you cannot obviously overspill water making the problem unfair you cannot put the entire three into the five for that would make it 6 in the 5. So to correspond to this you now have a full 5 and 1 left over in the 3. Empty the 5 and pour the 1 left over liter into it.
You Now have 0 in the 3 and 1 in the five. refill the 3 and pour it into the 5 leaving you 0 in the 3 and 4 in the 5.
Posted 31 August 2007 - 08:31 PM
1. Fill 3 liter with water, pour into 5 liter (now 5 liter has 3 liters of water)
2. Fill 3 liter with water again, pour into 5 liter until it's full the 5 liter is full.
3. You should have exactly 1 liter in the 3 liter bowl.
4. Dump the water out of the 5 liter bowl.
5. Pour the remaining 1 liter into the 5 liter bowl.
6. Finally, fill the 3 liter bowl with water and pour it into the 5 liter bowl, voilla exactly 4 liters in the 5 liter bowl!
Posted 31 August 2007 - 08:34 PM
Posted 04 September 2007 - 04:05 PM
Posted 01 December 2007 - 02:52 AM
first you fil the 5 litre one all the way to the top, pour 3 litres into the small one, dump it out, then put the remaing water in the 5 litre in another container, repeat, and you have 4
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