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Jill has 4 pints of water in a 4-pint bucket. Jack has an empty 1-pint bucket and an empty 3-pint bucket. None of the buckets has measurement markings. How can they divide the water so each has exactly 2 pints?

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  1. Fill the 3-pint bucket from the 4-pint bucket. Fill the 1-pint bucket from the 3-pint bucket, leaving you 2 pints. Pour the 1-pint contents into the 4-pint bucket.

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