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# If you have a bucket of water that holds 5 gallons of water and another bucket that holds 3 gallons of waterThe buckets have no markings How can you go to the well and bring back exactly 4 gallons?

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Fill up the 3 gallon bucket twice and empty the water into the 5 gallon bucket. This will leave you with 1 gallon in the 3 gallon bucket. Empty the 5 gallon bucket and pour the 1 gallon of water from the 3 gallon bucket into it. Fill the 3 gallon bucket and empty the water into the 5 gallon bucket. This will give you exactly 4 gallons.
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# How much does a 5 gallon bucket weigh?

Depends what is in it

# If you had a 5 gallon bucket and a 3 gallon bucket how would you get 4 gallons?

  you fill the 3 gallon bucket into the 5 gallon bucket twice 2 *3 6 gallons but the 5 gallon will only overflow once it hits 5 gallons. You get the 1 gallon half in the 3

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It depends on the bucket size, but usually a standard size bucket would hold a few litters of water.

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# Mass of a 5 gallon bucket of water?

1 Liter of water weighs 1 Kg. 5 gallons of water is 18.93 Liters, so 18.93 Kg for the water. I have no idea the mass of the bucket.

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# What is the volume of a 5 gallon bucket?

Volume is the measure of space. A 5 gallon bucket is roughly 1152 cubic inches.

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