You have three bowls: 7, 4 and 3 liters in capacity where only the 7-liter is full.
Pour the fewest times to have the bowls containing 2, 2 and 3 liters.
Bowls are in the order of 7, 4, 3.
First Step - 7, 0, 0
Second Step - 0, 4, 3
Third Step - 3, 1, 3
Fourth Step - 6, 0, 1
Fifth Step - 2, 4, 1
Sixth Step - 2, 2, 3
Fill the 4-liter from the 7-liter bowl. Fill the 3-liter from the 4-liter bowl. Now will have 3 liters left in the 7-liter,1 liter in the 4-liter and 3 in the 3-liter bowl. Now pour from the 3-liter to the 7-liter bowl, and then pour the 1 liter left in the 4-liter bowl to the 3-liter bowl. (Now it looks like 6,0,1)
Now fill the 4 from the 7 (Now it looks like 2,4,1)
Now fill the 3 from the 4 (Now it looks like 2,2,3)
You have three jugs.
They can hold 12 liters, 8 liters, and 5 liters of milk respectively.
12-liter jug is full of milk,
the other two jugs are empty,
however you need to split the milk in half
i.e., into two portions of 6 liters each,
using only the jugs on hand.
How can you split up the milk?
to give away exactly 6 liters, and keep 6 liters?
A barman is having a 12 liters jug full of beer. He needs to divide or split that beer into two equal parts. All he has is two empty jugs of capacity 8 liters and 5 liters.
Given three bowls: 7, 4 and 3 liters capacity. Only the 7-liter is full. Pouring the water the fewest number of times, make the quantities of 2, 2, and 3 liters.
There is a drum full of milk, people come for buying milk in the range of 1-40 litres. You can have only 4 cans to draw milk out of drum. What should be the measurement of these four cans so that you can measure any amount of milk in the range of 1 to 40.