# 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 gallon bucket and dump the water out of the 5 gallon bucket. You pour the 1 gallon left from the 3 gallon bucket into the 5 gallon bucket and then refill the 3 gallon bucket and put the 3 gallons in making 4 gallons.

### 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?

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.

### How can you use a 3 and 5 gallon bucket to measure out exactly 7 gallons into a third container?

First, fill up the 5 gallon bucket. Then, pour the contents in the 5 gallon bucket into the 3 gallon bucket. This leaves 2 gallons left in the 5 gallon bucket. Pour the 2 gallons into the 3rd container. Now, fill the 5 gallon bucket again and pour the full 5 gallons into the 3rd container. This gives you 7 gallons.

### What is the better estimate for a bucket 1 cup or 1 gallon?

a bucket could be any measure. some common buckets are 1 gallon, 2.5 gallons (10 qts.), 3 gallons, 4 gallons, 5 gallons and 6 gallons. The most popular of these are 2.5 gallon galvanized steel, and 5 gallon plastic buckets. Cup measurements are too small for buckets, a 2.5 gallon bucket would be a 40 cup bucket, for example.

### I have a bucket of water that holds 4 gallons of water and another that holds 7 gallons of water. The buckets have no markings. How can I go to the well and bring back exactly 5 gallons of water?

# Start with empty buckets, and carry them to the well. # (Note that the larger is the 7-gallon bucket, and the smaller is the 4-gallon bucket.) # Fill the 4-gallon bucket with water to the top. # Empty all the water from the 4-gallon bucket into the 7-gallon bucket. # (Note that there is room in the 7-gallon bucket for exactly 3 more gallons.) # Fill the 4-gallon bucket again. # Pour from the…

### If you had a 7 gallon bucket and a 5 gallon bucket how would you get 1 gallons?

The notation below gives the amount of liquid (in gallons) in the 5 gallon bucket followed by the 7 gallon bucket. Fill 5G bucket (5, 0) Empty 5G into 7G (0, 5) Fill 5G again (5, 5) Pour as much as possible from 5G into 7G (3, 7) Empty 7G (3, 0) Pour from 5G to 7G (0, 3) Fill 5G again (5, 3) Pour as much as possible from 5G into 7G (1, 7)…