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Thirsty people
Two people are in the desert and have only one bottle of water. They decided to divide the water equally. The bottle is transparent and asymmetrical and has a cork that cannot be used As a measuring tool. How did the two manage to do this with the help of the marking pencil they have?
The first man drank a sip from the bottle, corked it, marked with a pencil the height of the water line, turned the bottle over and marked The newly created water line. He then took another sip and repeated the same further actions as before. When the two water lines merged, he drank exactly half the amount of water.
Thirsty people
Two people are in the desert and have only one bottle of water. They decided to divide the water equally. The bottle is transparent and asymmetrical and has a cork that cannot be used As a measuring tool. How did the two manage to do this with the help of the marking pencil they have?
The first man drank a sip from the bottle, corked it, marked with a pencil the height of the water line, turned the bottle over and marked The newly created water line. He then took another sip and repeated the same further actions as before. When the two water lines merged, he drank exactly half the amount of water.