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Puzzles | Action sequences | Three Bottles


Suppose you have a full bottle containing twenty-four ounces of liquid. You also have three empty bottles: one of five ounces, one of eleven ounces, and one of thirteen ounces. How could you divide the twenty-four ounces of liquid into three equal parts, so that you have three bottles containing eight ounces of liquid each?

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