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Sheet # 39 Critical Thinking

Name: _____________________ Date_____________

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Karen wishes to measure 4 ounces of water, but has only two cups, when full, hold 3 ounces and 5 ounces respectively and have no other marking on them. Plenty of water is available from a tap.

How can Karen measure exactly 4 ounces?

Answers for sheet # 39

Fill up 5-ounce cup and pour it in 3-ounce cup. 2 ounces are left in the 5-ounce cup. Repeat this one more time. 2 + 2 = 4 ounces