The answer to the following "decanting" puzzle
It is impossible to pour out 5 liters from 10 liter jug using 6 and 4 liter jugs
Maybe not if you are given more information!
You have three rectangle prism containers: 10, 8 and 6 liters. Their cross-section is shown in the image below. All dimensions are in cm.
The 10 liter container is full of water (10 liters) others are empty.
Can you pour out 5 (+- 0.1) liters of water from it into any other container? Result should be 5 liters of water remaining in the 10 liter container and 5 liters in another container.
You have no marking or measuring tools.You can assume that any pouring you do will be done carefully with little spillage.
Please explain your method.