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The Water Puzzle

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Author:Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
Description: Starting with a pail of water holding some unknown quantity greater than 8 quarts, and small (3 quarts) and large (5 quarts) vases as measuring devices, explore how to split 8 quarts of water from the pail equally between two people.

Levels: High School (9-12), Early College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Problems/Puzzles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Discrete Math

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