# Measuring Just 1 Liter Puzzle - Solution

### The Puzzle:

Imagine having three bowls, with the following capacities:

In bowl A (8 liters capacity) are 5 liters of water.

In bowl B (5 liters capacity) are 3 liters of water.

In bowl C (3 liters capacity) are 2 liters of water.

Can you measure exactly 1 liter, pouring only 2 times?

In bowl A (8 liters capacity) are 5 liters of water.

In bowl B (5 liters capacity) are 3 liters of water.

In bowl C (3 liters capacity) are 2 liters of water.

Can you measure exactly 1 liter, pouring only 2 times?

### Our Solution:

Step 1. Pour from bowl A to bowl C until it is full - that only takes 1 liter.

So 4 liters are left in bowl A and bowl C is full (3 liters).

Step 2. Pour from bowl C to bowl B until it is full - that only takes 2 liters.

Bowl B is now full (5 liters) and there is 1 liter left in bowl C. Done.

So 4 liters are left in bowl A and bowl C is full (3 liters).

Step 2. Pour from bowl C to bowl B until it is full - that only takes 2 liters.

Bowl B is now full (5 liters) and there is 1 liter left in bowl C. Done.

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