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Two Glasses of Water

The Puzzler



RAY: This puzzler was sent in by Frank Juskolka. Frank writes, "You have a four-ounce glass and a nine-ounce glass. You have an endless supply of water. You can fill or dump either glass."

TOM: Do you have a plastic bag in your pocket? No. Okay. Just checking.

RAY: It turns out, you can measure six ounces of water using these two glasses. The question is:

1. How many steps are involved; and
B. What's the fewest number of steps in which you can measure six ounces?

Think you know? Drop Ray a note!

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