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You have got two buckets of capacity 3 litres and 5 litres each and a tap. How will you exactly measure out 4 litres of water with the help of two buckets and the tap.
I'd calculate the height of 4 litres in the confines of the 5 litre bucket, then draw a line at that point and fill to there using the 3 litre bucket as a source.
so we have the OP solution: ask someone on PF
and the caveat emptor solution: kholdstare's split the difference
and the greek solution (compass and straight edge only): mine
and the high-tech engineering solution: Danger's
we still need a management solution and a CEO solution to complete the picture.
Of course VP Biden could step in at anytime with a shotgun solution but we won't consider that option for now :-)
The Apple solution is to insist the 3 liter bucket is good enough and if you aren't getting 4 liters of water from it it's because you're holding it wrong
if you aren't getting 4 liters of water from it
They also insist that you fill it only with Apple^{TM} water otherwise all warranty coverage on the bucket is void.
Using a special hose attachment that splits the stream and shapes it into two hexagons because, for whatever reason, a standard "circular" stream isn't as efficient.
You have got two buckets of capacity 3 litres and 5 litres each and a tap. How will you exactly measure out 4 litres of water with the help of two buckets and the tap.
Do I see a patent for a spin-off from condom technology in your future? Maybe a urinal-based game of some sort?
Nothing in particular. My mind wanders sometimes...Whatever could have made you think that? :uhh:
That's pretty clever, Mr. Trackman, but... have you ever seen a cylindrical bucket?
My uncle owned a bucket store... I had to make buckets every day after school... we made wood buckets and steel buckets and I even made one out of a dead badger once... and I got to tell you that not a single one of 'em was cylindrical.
fill up the 3 liter bucket, pour it into the 5 liter bucket, then fill up the 3 liter bucket again and pour it into the 5 liter until the 5 liter bucket is full. Empty the 5 liter bucket pour the remaining 1 liter from the 3 liter bucket and then fill the 3 liter bucket and fill the 5 liter bucket, the water in the 4 liter bucket is exactly 4 liters.
Well I meant to say 5 liter bucket.There is no 4 litre bucket !