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Can you divide the water into two equal parts using these jugs?

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You have a 12 liters jug full of water. You have two empty 8 liters and 5 liters jug.
Now can you divide the water into two equal parts using these jugs?

posted Sep 16, 2014 by Samardeep Acharya

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2 Solutions

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Step 1: 12   0   0
Step 2:  4   8   0
Step 3:  4   3   5
Step 4:  9   3   0
Step 5:  9   0   3
Step 6:  1   8   3
Step 7:  1   6   5
Step 8:  6   6   0
solution Sep 16, 2014 by Mridul
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Take first 8 liters Jug and pour 8 liters of water from 12 liters of water and pour in 5 liters of Jug so 3 liters will be remain in 8 liters jug repeat the same for 4 times so that u can divided the 12 liters water Equally ..

solution Sep 16, 2014 by G Shabreen



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