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Question: You are standing next to a well, and you have two jugs. One jug has a content of 3 liters and the other one has a content of 5 liters. How can you get just 4 liters of water using only these two jugs?

Answer: Solution 1: Fill the 5 liter jug. Then fill the 3 liter jug to the top with water from the 5 liter jug. Now you have 2 liters of water in the 5 liter jug. Dump out the 3 liter jug and pour what's in the 5 liter jug into the 3 liter jug. Then refill the 5 liter jug, and fill up the 3 liter jug to the top. Since there were already 2 liters of water in the 3 liter jug, 1 liter is removed from the 5 liter jug, leaving 4 liters of water in the 5 liter jug. Solution 2: Fill the 3 liter jug and pour it into the 5 liter jug. Then refill the 3 liter jug and fill up the 5 liter jug to the top. Since there were already 3 liters of water in the 5 liter jug, 2 liters of water are removed from the 3 liter jug, leaving 1 liter of water in the 3 liter jug. Then dump out the 5 liter jug and pour what's in the 3 liter jug into the 5 liter jug. Refill the 3 liter jug and pour it into the 5 liter jug. Now you have 4 liters of water in the 5 liter jug. .



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Question: You are standing next to a well, and you have two jugs. One jug has a content of 3 liters and the other one has a content of 5 liters. How can you get just 4 liters of water using only these two jugs?
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Solution 1: Fill the 5 liter jug. Then fill the 3 liter jug to the top with water from the 5 liter jug. Now you have 2 liters of water in the 5 liter jug. Dump out the 3 liter jug and pour what's in the 5 liter jug into the 3 liter jug. Then refill the 5 liter jug, and fill up the 3 liter jug to the top. Since there were already 2 liters of water in the 3 liter jug, 1 liter is removed from the 5 liter jug, leaving 4 liters of water in the 5 liter jug. Solution 2: Fill the 3 liter jug and pour it into the 5 liter jug. Then refill the 3 liter jug and fill up the 5 liter jug to the top. Since there were already 3 liters of water in the 5 liter jug, 2 liters of water are removed from the 3 liter jug, leaving 1 liter of water in the 3 liter jug. Then dump out the 5 liter jug and pour what's in the 3 liter jug into the 5 liter jug. Refill the 3 liter jug and pour it into the 5 liter jug. Now you have 4 liters of water in the 5 liter jug. . Source: CoolInterview.com


Fill both the jugs half and then add the contents of the three liter jug to the five liter jug Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Preetam Ghosh | Date: | Contact Preetam Ghosh Contact Preetam Ghosh

1.Fill 3 liter jug n store it in a bucket.
2.Again Fill 3 liter jug n store dat water in 5 liter jug.
3.Again Fill 3 liter jug n store dat water till 5 liter jug gets full.
4.u will get 1 liter water in dat 3 liter jug cuz u filled 5 liter jug by 3 liter jug twice i.e 3x2.
4.store the remaining 1 liter into the bucket where v stored 3 liter. u will get 4 liter water now i.e 3+1 Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Kashyap Shah | Date: 6/29/2008 | Contact Kashyap Shah Contact Kashyap Shah

Fill 3 liter jug pour to 5 liter jug

Fill again 3 liter jug and add to 5 liter jug then 1 liter will be there in 3 liter jug

Pour all water outside from 5 liter jug

Fill 1 liter water from 3 liter jug to 5 liter jug

Fill 3 liter jug and add to 5 liter jug making it 4 liters of water Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Abhilash Cherukat | Date: 7/4/2008 | Contact Abhilash Cherukat Contact Abhilash Cherukat

5 liters jug has dump in the 3 liter jug Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Mahender | Date: 3/14/2009 | Contact Mahender Contact Mahender

First take 3 liters of water.place this water in 5 liter jug.than again pull out 3 liters of water.MAke 5 liter's jug full and keep 1 liter water of 3 liter's jug as it is.now throw away 5 liter jug's water.swap the water of 3 liter with the 5 liter.now again pull 3 liters of water and place it in the 5 liter's jug. Source: CoolInterview.com

Answered by: Mrudang | Date: 9/18/2009 | Contact Mrudang Contact Mrudang


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