IQ Question - Measure Water Problem

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Having an infinite supply of water and two containers, one for 3 liters and one for 5 liters, how would you measure 4 liters?

Spend about 10 minutes and first try out yourself !!
Scroll down to verify your answer.

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Answer is....
  1.     Fill and pour 3 liters into the 5 liter container
  2.     Refill 3 liter container, transfer as much as possible to the 5 liter container
  3.     Retain the one liter left in the 3 liter container, empty the 5 liter container
  4.     Transfer the one liter from the 3 liter to the 5 liter container
  5.     Refill the 3 liter and transfer it to the one liter in the 5 liter container...
  6.     Fill

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