# SOLUTION: one has two 20oz cups of water filled to the brim, and a empty 14 oz cup and a empty 8 oz cup, without dropping any i need 6oz in the 14 and 6 oz in the 8 oz cup. Should take only

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 Question 147688: one has two 20oz cups of water filled to the brim, and a empty 14 oz cup and a empty 8 oz cup, without dropping any i need 6oz in the 14 and 6 oz in the 8 oz cup. Should take only 6 steps to complete.Found 2 solutions by scott8148, vleith:Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!using one 20 0z cup; fill the 14 oz cup, leaving 6 oz pour the 6 oz into the 8 oz cup; leaving the 20 oz cup empty then fill the 8 oz cup from the remaining 20 oz cup, leaving 18 oz in the 20 oz cup pour the 8 oz cup into the empty 20 oz cup fill the 8 oz cup from the 14 oz cup, leaving 6 oz in the 14 oz cup using the 8 oz cup, fill the 20 oz cup that already contains 18 oz; this leaves 6 oz in the 8 oz cup Answer by vleith(2825)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1) Pour from 20 into 14 filling it. Leaves 6 in the 20 2) Pour from 14 into 8 filling it. Leaves 6 in the 14 3) Drink the 8 oz contents 4) Pour 6 from the 20 into the 8 If you cant drink any 1) pour from 20 into the 8. leaves 12 and 8 2) Pour from other 20 into the 14. leaves 6 and 14 3) Pour 12 into 6. leaves empty and 18 4) Pour 8 into empty. Leaves empty 8 and 8 in 20 5) Pour from 14 into 8 until 8 is full. leaves 8 and 14 with 6 in it (one done) 6) Pour from 8 into 18 until full. Leaves 6 in 8 (other one done) and a full 20. When we are done, we have a full 20, 6 in 8, 6 in 14 and 8 in the other 20. total 40. we are golden.