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# 5 Liters Measuring Puzzle

## Puzzle for Measuring 5 Liter

On this page you’ll come across the puzzle where you need to measure 5 liters of water in one of the jars that are provided to you.

You are given four different jars of different capacities – 2 liters, 4 liters, 6 liters, and 8 liters respectively with an unlimited water supply.

Then you are asked to measure exactly 5 liters of water using all of them.

**Question:**

How will you do it?

### Step Wise Explanation:

**Step 1:**

- We have 4 jars, of different size.
- First we need to fill the 4-Liters jar completely.
- Now, empty it in the 6-Liters jar.
- Now, 4 liters jar is empty and 6 Liters jar is filled up to 4 liters.
- Fill the 4 liters jar again.
- So now, we have 4 liters water in both the jars i.e., 4 liters and 6 liters respectively.

**Step 2:**

- Next, take both the 4 liters and 6-liter jars, and pour both of them into 2-liter empty jar at the same rate.
- Now, as we are emptying both the jar at the same rate, the 2-liter jar will be filled completely
- This leaves both 4 liters and 6-liter jar containing only 3 liters each.

**Step 3:**

- Use either of the 4 liters or 6-liter jar which has 3 liters of water and use the 2-liter jar filled with water to fill the 8-liter jar.
- Finally, the 8-liter jar has 5 liters of water in it as asked.

## Puzzle - Measuring 5

liter in Jars

### Information provided:

- We have 4 jars of water.
- Size of jars —-> 2 L, 4 L, 6 L, and 8 L.
- Water supply is unlimited.

### Step Wise Explanation:

**Step 1:**

- We have 4 jars, of different sizes.
- First, we need to fill completely the 4-Liters jar.
- Now, empty it into the 6-Liters jar.
- Now, 4 liters jar is empty and 6 Liters jar is filled up to 4 liters.
- Fill the 4 liters jar again.
- So now, we have 4 liters of water in both the jars i.e., 4 liters and 6 liters respectively.

**Step 2:**

- Next, take both the 4 liters and 6-liter jars, and pour both of them into 2-liter empty jar at the same rate.
- Now, as we are emptying both the jar at the same rate, the 2-liter jar will be filled completely
- This leave both 4 liters and 6 liter jar containing only 3 liters each.

**Step 3:**

- Use either of the 4 liter or 6 liter jar which has 3 liters of water and use the 2 liter jar filled with water to fill the 8 liter jar.
- Finally, the 8-liter jar has the 5 liters of water in it as asked.

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