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Fill the seven quart. Empty into the five quart, leaving two. Mark the 7 quart jar at that 2 quart level. dump the five quart contents. Pour the 2 quarts into the five, marking its level. Fill the seven quart to the 2 quart level where marked. Fill the five quart to the two quart level, and pour it into the seven, making four quarts. Fill the five quart again to the two quart level, then pour it into the seven, making a total of six quarts.

Posted by mahi on Friday, February 9, 2007 at 12:28pm in response to math.

I don't understand this question.
Terry has been asked to make plaster of paris for the class.She needs 6 quarts of water.She has a 5 quart jar and a 7 quart jar.How can she measure 6 quarts?

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