## Saturday, September 03, 2005

### Anyone thirsty?

How can you measure 1 gallon of juice out of a barrel, if all you have available is a 3-gallon and a 5-gallon pitcher?

1. Fill the 3 gallon pitcher and pour it into the 5 gallon pitcher. Now fill the 3 gallon pitcher again and fill the 5 gallon pitcher to capacity. What remains in the 3 gallon pitcher is one gallon of juice.

2. And you will have really sticky hands from all that natural sugar. =p

3. Fill up the 5 gallon pitcher. Pour 3 gallons into the 3 gallon pitcher so you have 2 remaining in the 5 gallon. Dump out the juice in the 3 gallon pitcher and pour the remaining 2 gallons from the 5 gallon pitcher into the 3 gallon pitcher. Fill up the 5 gallon pitcher. Pour 1 gallon from the 5 gallon pitcher into the 3 gallon pitcher to fill it completely. Dump out the juice from the 3 gallon pitcher. Pour 3 of the remaining 4 gallons in the 5 gallon pitcher into the 3 gallon pitcher. You now have 1 gallon in the 5 gallon pitcher.

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