Answer: How do you measure out exactly one liter of water using only a jug that holds 3 liters and a jug that holds 5 liters and a basin of water?

Riddle: How do you measure out exactly one liter of water using only a jug that holds 3 liters and a jug that holds 5 liters and a basin of water?

Answer: Fill the 5 jug
Pour 3 into the 3 jug, 2 remain in 5 jug

Dump the 3 jug, put 2 into the 3 jug
Fill the 5 jug

Pour 1 into the 3 jug, 4 remain in the 5 jug
Dump the 3 jug

Pour 3 into the 3 jug, 1 remains in 5 jug
This gets you 2, 4, and 1.

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