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    Feb 15, 2018, 12:05 PM
    Crazy word problem
    You want to measure one cup of liquid but have only two containers that measure 5 cups and 3 cups. How can I use the two containers to measure 1 cup?
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    Feb 15, 2018, 12:19 PM
    fill one from the other twice ;)
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    Feb 15, 2018, 09:14 PM
    Very simple. Pour 3 cups into the 5. What space is left in the 5 cup--and you have a 3 cup--- so??

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