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Solution of buckets and tank problem

This online calculator find a solution to the question how to fill tank with certain amount of water using two buckets of different size

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I've seen this problem in 4th grade exersize book: fill the tank with 4 liters of water using 3-liter and 5-liter buckets.
We could employ computer and solve it using brute force approach - by checking all available variants. Here is the calculator.

PLANETCALC, Solution of buckets and tank problem

Solution of buckets and tank problem



Search depth limits the outputted solutions to certain number of actions (otherwise you can get many repetitions)

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