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If you had an infinite supply of water and a 5 quart and 3 quart pail, how would you measure exactly 4 quarts?

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If you had an infinite supply of water and a 5 quart and 3 quart pail, how would you measure exactly 4 quarts?
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  1. 1st fill 5 quart pail, n tranfer to 3 quart pail, now empty
    3 quart pile , and pour remaining 2 quarts in 5 quart pail
    to 3quart pile. now again fill the 5 quart pail now fill the
    3 quart pail to full , thus u will have 4 quarts remaining
    in the 5 quart pail.
    5 quart pail(A) 3 quart pail(B)
    ————- ————–
    fill A 5 quarts 0 quarts
    A->B 2 quarts 3 quarts
    empty B 2 quarts 0 quarts
    A->B 0 quarts 2 quarts
    fill A 5 quarts 2 quarts
    A->B 4 quarts 3 quarts

  2. first fill 3quart pail and pour in 5quart pail.fill again 3
    quart pail and fill remaining 2 quarts in 5 quart
    pail.hence 1 quart remains in 3quart pail.empty 5quart pail
    and pour 1 quart from 3 quart pail. also add another 3
    quart from 3 quart pail. hence 1 + 3 quarts = 4 quarts.