Answer to Measure the Water Puzzle

Solution to the Puzzle of the Day 2049 : Measure the water Puzzle
(Presence of Mind)


If you had an infinite supply of water and a 5 litre and 3 litre jars.

How would you measure exactly 4 litre without extra jar?

Here is the solution :

  1. Fill the 5 ltr jar completely and pour it into the 3 ltr jar, the 5 ltr jar now have 2 ltrs water.
  2. Empty the 3ltr jar and pour the 2ltrs into the 3 ltrs jar
  3. Now, Fill the 5 ltr jar again and pour it in the 3ltr jar containing 2 ltrs water.
  4. It will fill the 3 ltr jar and 4 litres will be left in the 5 litres jar.

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1 Response

  1. yudahla says:

    No… there’s an easy way. Pour the three into the five, refill the three. pour out the water in the five, pour in the 1 litter, fill the 3 again… pour that in