# Distribution of water

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There are two bottles of 10 liter; each completely filled with water. Now 2 persons having empty bottles of 4 liter and 5 liter want to take 3-3 liters of water. You can use only these 4 bottles (10 liter-full, 10 liter-full, 5 liter-empty, 4 liter-empty) to transfer the water. Wasting or throwing of water is not permitted. How can this be done?

posted Aug 18, 2016

The table below shows all the steps that will lead to 2 bottles ending up with 3 litres of water without spilling in any step.

answer Aug 26, 2016

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