there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres
of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and 3 jars are
empty.There is no measuring level or marks in all the
jars.Juggle between these 3 jars and get 2 jars containing
4litres each at the end.




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there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / shilpa

Jar sizes ---> 8 5 3

Quantity of 3 5 0
milk in each 3 2 3
jar 6 0 2
1 5 2
1 4 3
4 4 0

Is This Answer Correct ?    130 Yes 37 No

there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / joseph dinakaran

(8) (5) (3)
8 0 0 -->Initial
3 5 0 -->Step 1
3 2 3 -->Step 2
6 2 0 -->Step 3
6 0 2 -->Step 4
1 5 2 -->Step 5
1 4 3 -->Step 6
4 4 0 -->Step 7

Totally 7 steps to achieve the solution

Is This Answer Correct ?    87 Yes 12 No

there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / kuldeep

8 5 3
5 0 3
5 3 0
2 3 3
2 5 1
7 0 1
7 1 0
4 1 3
4 4 0

Is This Answer Correct ?    61 Yes 13 No




there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / priya deepa

jar size 8 5 5
inital fill the 2nd 5 litre jar and pour it to 8 litre jar. so now jar level 5 0 0.
Again fill 5 litre jar and pour it to 8 litre which already contain 5 litre. now jar level 8 2 0.
empty the 8 liter jar.
Now fill another 5 litre and pour to the 8 litre now jar level is 5 2 0
again fill 5 litre jar and pour to the 8 litre now jar level is 8 2 2
then combine both 5 litre jar in any one of 5 litre jar
now jar level is 8 4 0
consider the 4 litre jar and fill the same quantity of milk to another jar. now all 3 jar will be filled with 4litre.

Is This Answer Correct ?    9 Yes 3 No

there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / svv

8 5 3
3 5 0
3 2 3
6 2 0
6 0 2
1 5 2
1 4 3
4 4 0

Is This Answer Correct ?    8 Yes 3 No

there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / ganesh

INITIAL:
8J=0 5J=0 3J=0
8J=0 5J=0 3J=3
transfer 3j to 5j
8J=0 5J=3 3J=0
8J=0 5J=3 3J=3
pour 3j to 5j and pour remaining 1j to 8j
8J=1 5J=5 3J=0
8J=1 5J=5 3J=3
8J=4 5J=5 3J=0
empty 5j
8J=4 5J=0 3J=0
8J=4 5J=0 3J=3
8J=4 5J=3 3J=0
8J=4 5J=3 3J=3
transfer 3j to 5j
8J=4 5J=5 3J=1
8J=4 5J=0 3J=1
8J=4 5J=1 3J=0
8J=4 5J=1 3J=3
8J=4 5J=4 3J=0

Is This Answer Correct ?    7 Yes 3 No

there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / sanjana

3l 5l
3l 2l 3l
6l 2l
1l 5l 2l
1l 4l 3l
4l 4l

Is This Answer Correct ?    7 Yes 3 No

there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / prathima

800
503
053
350
323
620
602
152
143
440

Is This Answer Correct ?    4 Yes 1 No

there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / koushik purusothaman

they have given that a jar holds 8 litre milk .. hence no wrong in question ....

and someone has tried it with only two jars first then with other two it is also correct but it will be a lengthy one ..

so use all the three jars to find the solution of 4 litres on two jars easily ..

Is This Answer Correct ?    4 Yes 2 No

there are 3 jars of different sizes.one jar holds 8 litres of milk,the other 2 jars of 5 litres and..

Answer / pooja agrawal

853:
1) Fill 3 litre of jug from 8 Litre of milk and pour it into 5 litre jug so we will get:
530
2)Now we need measurement for 1 litre to get our 4 litres in two jugs, agn fill 3 litre and pour into 5 litre which will give you exact one liter milk remaining in 3 litre of jug.
251
3) now pour this 5 liter into 8 liter of jug
701
4) pour 1 liter into 5 liter of jug which is empty.
710
5) pour 3 liter milk in 3 liter jug from 8 liter of milk jug
413
6) Finally pour this 3 liter into 5 liter of jug.
here is the solution
440

Is This Answer Correct ?    4 Yes 2 No

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