Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 1 decade ago

Measurements?

How can you measure one liter of apple cider out of a barrel, if all you have available is a 3-liter and a 5-liter pitcher?

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  • Helmut
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    Fill the 5-L pitcher.

    Fill the 3-L pitcher from the 5-L pitcher, leaving 2L in the 5-L pitcher.

    Empty the 3-L pitcher.

    Pour the 2L into the 3-L pitcher.

    Refill the 5-L pitcher.

    Finish filling the 3-L pitcher, leaving 4L in the5-L pitcher.

    Empty the 3-L pitcher.

    Fill the 3-L pitcher from the 5-L pitcher, leaving 1L in the 5-L pitcher.

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