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    You buy a ten-gallon hat as a souvenir of a visit to Texas; only when you got home did you discover that the label states it to be only six gallon hat. By now, you were skeptical that it was even that big, and you decided to test it by trying to fill it with 6 gallons of water. The only containers you had on hand are a 9 gallon (A) and a 4 gallon (B) container. Using them, how were you able to pour 6 gallons into the hat?

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    First, fill up the 9-gallon container. Then take the empty 4-gallon container and remove 4 gallons from the filled 9-gallon ...

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    A ten-gallon hat scenario is solved.