5 Gallon 3 Gallon Riddle Answer [Steps]

“How do you make 4 gallons from a 3 and 5 gallon” its a very popular question on the internet. Here is the complete step by step solution to this Riddle. It’s one of the difficult questions to answer but I have given the simple steps which will help you to understand it easily.

Riddle: You have a 5 gallon bucket, a 3 gallon bucket, and a hose to fill them up. You need to get 4 gallons. You have no means of measuring how many gallons are in each bucket (except knowing the bucket capacity). How can you be certain that you have 4 gallons?

Answer: 5 gallon 3 gallon riddle can be solve by following steps:

  1. First fill up the 3 gallon bucket and pour it into the 5 gallon bucket and you will have exact 3 gallons in  5 gallon bucket.
  2. Second step is to fill the 3 gallon bucket once again and pour it into 5 gallon bucket until it gets full.
  3. Now you will have compete 5 gallon in bucket (3+2) and 1 gallon water left in 3 gallon bucket.
  4. Now empty the 5 gallon bucket and pour remaining 1 gallon  from the 3 gallon bucket into 5 gallon bucket. You have 1 gallon in the 5 gallon bucket.
  5. Fill up the 3 gallon bucket and pour it into the 5 gallon bucket.
  6. At the end you have 4 gallons in the 5 gallon bucket.
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