### [Brain Teaser] Measuring Water With Two Jugs

Question: You are given two jugs – one fills up to exactly 3 liters and one fills up to exactly 5 liters. How can you fill the jug with exactly 4 liters of water? [...]

Advertisements

Recent

Question: You are given two jugs – one fills up to exactly 3 liters and one fills up to exactly 5 liters. How can you fill the jug with exactly 4 liters of water? [...]

Question: You are given a rope which can be fully burnt in one hour. The rope burns unevenly meaning half burnt does not necessarily indicate a half-hour mark. Using this [...]

Question: What is the square root of 100,000?; or What is the square root of 7,000,000? Answer: The interviewer is obviously not looking to get an exact answer [...]

Question: You play a game where you earn the face value of the die ($1 if you roll a one, $2 if you roll a two, so on and so forth). If you can roll the die one time, how [...]

IRR (Rule of Thumb Math – Assuming Exit in Year 5 and No Interim Dividends): 1.5x money multiple: 8% 2.0x money multiple: 15% 2.5x money multiple: 20% 3.0x money [...]

Question: Using any combination of US coins (50 cents, quarter, dime, nickel, and penny), what is the largest amount of money you can have that does not make change for a [...]