You have two 10-liter beakers filled with water, and two empty beakers, of capacity 4 and 5 liters, respectively. You may pour from one beaker to another, in such a way that either the source beaker is emptied, or the receiving beaker is filled. The object is for the two smaller beakers each to contain 2 liters of water. No water is to be wasted, and no more than nine pourings is allowed.

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You have two 10-liter beakers filled with water, and two empty beakers, of capacity 4 and 5 liters, respectively. You may pour from one beaker to another, in such a way that either the source beaker is emptied, or the receiving beaker is filled. The object is for the two smaller beakers each to contain 2 liters of water. No water is to be wasted, and no more than nine pourings is allowed.

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