# Measuring water puzzle

You had an infinite supply of water and a 5 ml and 3 ml gallons.

How would you measure exactly 4 ml in least number of steps ?

EXACTLY IN 3 STEPS

STEP 1 – First fill the 3 ml then it pour into 5ml gallons

STEP 2- then again fill the 3ml again pour into 5ml gallons this time u have 1ml left in the the 3ml gallons.

and then throw the 5ml water .and rest of 1ml water put into it

and final step is put a 3 ml of water and pour into the 5 ml .u will get the 4 ml

A) Fill 5 ml gallon ( 5mlGallon – 5, 3mlGallon – 0)

B) Transfer to 3 ml gallon (5mlGallon – 2, 3mlGallon – 3)

C) Empty 3 ml gallon ( 5mlGallon – 2, 3mlGallon – 0)

D) Transfer 2 ml from 5 ml gallon to 3 ml gallon (5mlGallon – 0, 3mlGallon – 2)

E) Fill 5 ml gallon(5mlGallon – 5, 3mlGallon – 2)

F) Transfer 1 ml from 5 ml gallon to 3 ml gallons(5mlGallon – 4, 3mlGallon – 3)

### Your Answer

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