# How did they get 4 gallons in Die Hard 3?

**Empty the three gallon jug.** **Now empty the remaining two gallons from the five gallon jug.** **Next refill the five gallon jug and empty one gallon from it into the three gallon jug**. This gives four gallons.

## How do you solve the water jug riddle in Die Hard 3?

A) Fill the 5-gallon jug. Use it to fill the 3-gallon jug, leaving 2 gallons in the 5-gallon jug. Empty the 3-gallon jug, and then pour in the 2 remaining gallons from the other jug. Fill the now empty 5-gallon jug and pour 1 gallon into the 3-gallon jug.

## How did Mclane get 4 gallons of water?

McClane and Zeus have a 5-gallon jug and a 3-gallon jug. They are standing next to a fountain where they can take as much water as they want. They have 5 minutes to **put one of the jugs on the scale with exactly 4 gallons of water in it, or the bomb will detonate**.

## How do you get 4 gallons in a 5 gallon jug Die Hard?

Empty the three-gallon jug completely, and then refill it with the remaining two gallons from the five-gallon jug. Fill the five-gallon jug again. **Empty one gallon from the five-gallon jug into the three-gallon jug**. The five-gallon jug is left with exactly four-gallons of water.

## How does the water riddle work in Die Hard?

This riddle is from famous Die Hard movie where Bruce Willis and Jackson have to diffuse a bomb by placing exactly 4 gallon water on a scale using 3 gallon and 5 gallon water jug.

Solution.

Action | 3-gallon jug | 5-gallon jug |
---|---|---|

Fill up 5 gallon jug again | 2 | 5 |

Transfer water from 5-gallon jug to 3-gallon jug | 3 | 4 |

## How do you get 4 gallons from a 3 and 5 gallon jugs?

**Fill the 5 gallon jug and pour 1 gallon into the 3 gallon jug** (remember it will only take one gallon) 5. Viola the remaining 5 gallon jug will have exactly 4 gallons remaining. Updated one from previous.

## How do you get exactly 4 gallons from a 3 and 5 gallon jug?

The mathematical solution.

**Empty the three gallon jug.** **Now empty the remaining two gallons from the five gallon jug.** **Next refill the five gallon jug and empty one gallon from it into the three gallon jug**. This gives four gallons.

## What is water jug problem?

Water pouring puzzles (also called water jug problems, decanting problems, measuring puzzles, or Die Hard with a Vengeance puzzles) are **a class of puzzle involving a finite collection of water jugs of known integer capacities** (in terms of a liquid measure such as liters or gallons).

## What are some famous riddles?

**William Shakespeare: The Riddle of Venice**

- On the gold casket: “Who chooseth me shall gain what many men desire.”
- On the silver casket: “Who chooseth me shall get as much as he deserves.”
- On the lead casket: “Who chooseth me must give and hazard all he hath.”

## What is a good riddle?

Riddle: A man describes his daughters, saying, “They are all blonde, but two; all brunette but two; and all redheaded but two.” How many daughters does he have? 68. Riddle: **If there are three apples and you take away two, how many apples do you have?**

## How do you solve the water jug riddle?

To solve the water jug riddle from Die Hard 3, start by filling a 5-gallon jug completely to the top with water. Then, use that water to fill a 3-gallon jug, so that you’re left with 2 gallons in the larger jug. Next, empty the 3-gallon jug and transfer the water from the 5-gallon jug into it.

## What is 21 of 42 die hard?

“What is 21 out of 42?” At the time of the film’s release, there had been 42 presidents, so 21 out of 42 was **President Chester A.** **Arthur**, and Chester A. Arthur Elementary School was where Simon had hidden one of his bombs (a fake one, as it turns out) as a distraction.

## How do you measure exactly 2 gallons of water from a well using a 4 gallon jug and a 7 gallon jug?

Empty the 4 gallon and pour the 3 gallons to obtain 3/4, 0/7. Fill the 7 gallon and pour into the 4 gallon to obtain 4/4, 6/7. Empty the 4 gallon, then pour the 6 gallons into the 4 to obtain 4/4, 2/7. **Empty the 4 gallon and pour the 2 gallons to obtain 2/4, 0/7**.

## What is water jug problem in AI?

In the water jug problem in Artificial Intelligence, **we are provided with two jugs: one having the capacity to hold 3 gallons of water and the other has the capacity to hold 4 gallons of water**. There is no other measuring equipment available and the jugs also do not have any kind of marking on them.

## Where is the five gallon mark on a bucket?

Is it at the very top of the bucket, or are there a few inches for wiggle room? Most 5 gallon buckets will come with pre-measured marks on the inside of the bucket, showing you exactly where the measurements are—the 5 gallon mark being **the one closest to the top**.

## How do you measure water in a 5 gallon bucket?

Re: Marking a 5 gallon bucket

Graduate your wash bucket with lines at each gallon. This is easy to do – just **measure out a gallon of water, pour it in the bucket, mark a line where it hits**… repeat. Then get you a cup or something that is made to use with the soap you use commonly.

## How long does it take to fill a 5 gallon bucket with a hose?

It would take **45 seconds** to fill the 5 gallon bucket.

## How many seconds does it take to fill a 5 gallon bucket?

Calculating GPM with a 5 Gallon Bucket

**Divide 5 gallons by the number of seconds needed to fill the bucket, then times that number by 60 to obtain your maximum GPM available**. Example: If it takes 19 seconds to fill the bucket, divide 5 by 19 which equals 0.26315789473. Now, times that number by 60 and you get 15.789.