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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 by anonymous

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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 by Tejas Naik



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