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There are 3 gallons A B C.

Gallon A having max capacity of 8 liters is currently filled with 5 liters of Water.

Gallon B having max capacity of 5 liters is currently filled with 3 liters of Water.

Gallon C having max capacity of 3 liters is currently filled with 2 liters of Water.

How can you measure 1 liter of Water in minimum number of steps ?

Gallon A having max capacity of 8 liters is currently filled with 5 liters of Water.

Gallon B having max capacity of 5 liters is currently filled with 3 liters of Water.

Gallon C having max capacity of 3 liters is currently filled with 2 liters of Water.

How can you measure 1 liter of Water in minimum number of steps ?

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Sweety have got some Pink and green sock in her drawer.

she had got total of 4 socks.

She pick 2 socks and chances that she get a pair of green socks is 1/2.

What is the chance of her picking a pair of Pink socks ?

she had got total of 4 socks.

She pick 2 socks and chances that she get a pair of green socks is 1/2.

What is the chance of her picking a pair of Pink socks ?

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The puzzle question is : On Bagshot Island, there is an airport. The airport is the home-base of an unlimited number of identical airplanes. Each airplane has a fuel capacity to allow it to fly exactly 1/2 way around the world, along a great circle. The planes have the ability to refuel in flight without loss of speed or spillage of fuel. Though the fuel is unlimited, the island is the only source of fuel.

What is the fewest number of aircraft necessary to get one plane all the way around the world assuming that all of the aircraft must return safely to the airport? How did you get to your answer?

Notes:

(a) Each airplane must depart and return to the same airport, and that is the only airport they can land and refuel on ground.

(b) Each airplane must have enough fuel to return to airport.

(c) The time and fuel consumption of refueling can be ignored. (so we can also assume that one airplane can refuel more than one airplanes in air at the same time.)

(d) The amount of fuel airplanes carrying can be zero as long as the other airplane is refueling these airplanes. What is the fewest number of airplanes and number of tanks of fuel needed to accomplish this work? (we only need airplane to go around the world)

What is the fewest number of aircraft necessary to get one plane all the way around the world assuming that all of the aircraft must return safely to the airport? How did you get to your answer?

Notes:

(a) Each airplane must depart and return to the same airport, and that is the only airport they can land and refuel on ground.

(b) Each airplane must have enough fuel to return to airport.

(c) The time and fuel consumption of refueling can be ignored. (so we can also assume that one airplane can refuel more than one airplanes in air at the same time.)

(d) The amount of fuel airplanes carrying can be zero as long as the other airplane is refueling these airplanes. What is the fewest number of airplanes and number of tanks of fuel needed to accomplish this work? (we only need airplane to go around the world)

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There are 2 sand measuring glasses.

The small one can measure 5 hours and the large one can measure 7 hours.

How can we measure 16 hours with 2 sand measuring glasses running together ?

The small one can measure 5 hours and the large one can measure 7 hours.

How can we measure 16 hours with 2 sand measuring glasses running together ?

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You are given a set of scales and 12 marbles. The scales are of the old balance variety. That is, a small dish hangs from each end of a rod that is balanced in the middle. The device enables you to conclude either that the contents of the dishes weigh the same or that the dish that falls lower has heavier contents than the other.

The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

The 12 marbles appear to be identical. In fact, 11 of them are identical, and one is of a different weight. Your task is to identify the unusual marble and discard it. You are allowed to use the scales three times if you wish, but no more.

Note that the unusual marble may be heavier or lighter than the others. You are asked to both identify it and determine whether it is heavy or light.

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A newspaper is supposed to have 60 pages.Pages 14 and 21 are missing from the newspaper.

Can you tell me , Which other pages won't be there as well ?

Can you tell me , Which other pages won't be there as well ?

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