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sritama

Given two unmarked jugs, one which holds 7 liters, and another which holds 11 liters, an unlimited supply of water, and no need to conserve, how do you measure exactly 6 liters?

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  1. experimentX
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    at lest you need 2 pairs of such jugs ...

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  2. perl
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    this is IQ question?

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  3. sritama
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    i dont know..

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  4. perl
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    experiment, that question by ravus was not meant to use binomial series, lol

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    how did you think of that? i am jealous

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  6. experimentX
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    you can measure 18 by putting water in both glasses.

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    you can measure 4 litres .. but pouring 11 litres to 7 litres. now to measure 6, put water in both jars, the pour to 11 lit jar => 7 lit jar ==> throw remaining in 11 lit jar = 4 litre continue this 3 times .. you would throw 4x3 = 12 lit or 18 - 12 = 6

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    @perl you mean this question or that question??

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    ok i got it

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    fill up 11 jar, pour it into 7 jar. that leaves you with 4 in Eleven jar now spill out seven jar.

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  11. sritama
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    and after emptying the 7 jar??

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    sorry, this is easy, start over Fill up seven jar pour the seven jar into the empty eleven jar. Now again , fill up seven jar and pour it into eleven jar. That will leave you with 3 in the seven jar. spill out the eleven jar. Now pour the seven jar in with the 3 inside into the empty elevan jar.

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  13. sritama
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    oh ok..

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    sorry, this is easy, start over Fill up seven jar pour the seven jar into the empty eleven jar. Now again , fill up seven jar and pour it into eleven jar. That will leave you with 3 in the seven jar. spill out the eleven jar. Now pour the seven jar with the 3 inside into the empty elevan jar. Now fill up the empty seven jar. Pour the full 7 into the eleven jar. Now you have ten in the eleven jar. Now fill up seven jar , pour into the eleven jar until it reaches top. So you have 6 now in the seven jar.

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    the goal is to get ten in the eleven jar. once you have ten, you can pour the seven jar into the eleven jar, and it subtracts 1 making six

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    ok,i got it..thanks :)

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  17. perl
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    i dont understand experiments solution

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  18. sritama
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    what experiment answered, i think it cant b done..its the solution how to get 6 from 7 and 11..

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    measure 18, filter out 4, throw it --- 3 times 6 liters will remain

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