How to measure exactly 4 gallon of water from 3 gallon and 5 gallon jars, Given, you have unlimited water supply from a running tap.

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See Solution: How to measure 4 gallon water from 3 gallon and 5 gallon jar
There are 2 possible solutions i can think of

**Solution 1**:

- Fill 3 gallon jar with water.
- Pour all its water into 5 gallon jar.
- Fill 3 gallon jar again.
- Pour its water into 5 gallon jar untill it is full. Now you will have exactly 1 gallon water remaining in 3 gallon jar.
- Empty 5 gallon jar, pour 1 gallon water from 3 gallon jar into it. Now 5 gallon jar has exactly 1 gallon of water.
- Fill 3 gallon jar again and pour all its water into 5 gallon jar,
**thus 5 gallon jar will have exactly 4 gallon of water.**

**Solution 2**:

- Fill 5 gallon jar.
- Pour all its water to 3 gallon jar, thus leaving exactly 2 gallon water in 5 gallon jar.
- Empty 3 gallon jar and pour all of 5 gallon jar water into it, thus now 3 gallon jar will have exactly 2 gallon of water.
- Fill 5 gallon jar again and pour its water to 3 gallon jar until that is full.
**So exactly 4 gallon water will remain in 5 gallon jar.**

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Mohammed says

By pouring half the quantity of the each jar

Abhishek N says

First fill the 5 gallon and pour this to 3rd gallon capacity jar.. So remaining 2 gallons of water.. Now remove the water from 3rd gallon capacity jar.. And fill it with the remaining 2 gallon.. Then again fill the 5 gallon and make fill the 3 gallon jar… Remains 4 gallons!