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Mary was cooking a dish and as per her recipe she needed one cup of milk. However, she only had a three cup measuring container and a five cup measuring container. How will she measure just one cup?

(Approximations are not allowed)

Answer on Friday.

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  • admin says:

    Answer:
    Fill the 3-cup container and empty it into the 5-cup container. Now the 5-cup container would only have space for another 2 cups. Again fill the 3-cup container and pour it into the 5-cup container. You will only be able to pour 2 cups. Hence, the remainder in the 3 cup container would be 1 cup of milk.

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