CV078 - Water Pitchers

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Water Pitchers
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Puzzle Number 078
Puzzle Name Water Pitchers
Picarats Given 60 Picarats
Type Pitcher
Location Restaurant
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This is the seventy-eighth puzzle that appears in Professor Layton and the Curious Village. To access this puzzle, you must talk to Crouton. In order to solve this puzzle, you must you must divide the water so that 16-quart and nine-quart pitchers both hold eight-quarts of water each.

Contents

[edit] Hints

Hint One
    That's right, it's time for another good, old-fashioned pitcher puzzle. This time around, the shortest solution requires 15 moves.

    As always, don't try shifting the liquid back and forth aimlessly. One tip that can make this process easier is to focus on the discrepancy between how much each pitcher can hold.

    Other than that, just do what you've been doing all along on these puzzles, and you'll come out on top.

Hint Two
    After you move a larger pitcher filled with water to a smaller pitcher, some water will remain in the larger pitcher. Pay attention to this leftover amount.

    Think about how you can use this leftover water in your pours to reach an answer.

Hint Three
    16
    10

    9
    6

    Once you've made it this far, you're only four more moves away from the solution.


[edit] Messages

[edit] When Failed

You cannot fail this puzzle.

[edit] When Completed

Wonderful!

If you shift the water back and forth long enough, you'll eventually end up with eight gallons in each pitcher. The shortest possible solution requires 15 moves.

[edit] Step-By-Step Solution

  • Pour the first pitcher into the second.
  • Pour the second pitcher into the third.
  • Pour the third pitcher into the first.
  • Pour the second pitcher into the third.
  • Pour the first pitcher into the second.
  • Pour the second pitcher into the third.
  • Pour the third pitcher into the first.
  • Pour the second pitcher into the third.
  • Pour the first pitcher into the second.
  • Pour the second pitcher into the third.
  • Pour the third pitcher into the first.
  • Pour the second pitcher into the third.
  • Pour the first pitcher into the second.
  • Pour the second pitcher into the third.
  • Pour the third pitcher into the first.

[edit] Progress

2925 Picarats and 144 Hint Coins.



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