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Water Jug Puzzle

Water Jug Puzzle - 18 December

There are 4 water jug – A, B, C and D.
One can fill 3 litres in A, 4 litres in B, 5 litres in C and 5 litres in D. Container A and B are given to you empty and C and D are fully filled with water.

What you have to do is fill the water jug A, B, C and D with ascending or descending order.


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4 comments:

  1. Initially
    A – 0, B – 0, c -5, D – 5

    Pour C into B
    A – 0, B – 4, C – 1, D – 5

    Pour C into B
    A – 0, B – 4, C – 1, D – 5

    Pour half of B into C
    A – 0, B – 2, C – 3, D – 5

    Pour D into A
    A – 3, B – 2, C – 3, D – 2

    Pour A into B
    A – 1, B – 4, C – 3, D – 2

    Pour half of B into D
    A – 1, B – 2, C – 3, D – 4

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  2. initially
    A-0,B-0,C-5,D-5

    pour 4litres of water from D to A
    then A-4,B-0,C-5,D-1

    pour 3litres of water from C to B
    then A-4,B-3,C-2,D-1


    the water jug is filled with water in descending order as A-4,B-3,C-2,D-1

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    1. A can only hold 3 liters, so it has to be in descending order.

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  3. Initially,
    A=0/3 B=0/4 C=5/5 D=5/5

    Pour C into A and pour the leftovers into B to get
    A=3/3 B=2/4 C=0/5 D=5/5

    Now just pour A into C and you are done:
    A=0/3 B=2/4 C=3/5 D=5/5

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