A Gallon of Water

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Puzzle Name: A Gallon of Water

Description of Puzzle Solution: In the puzzle, based on the instructions, I have to observe what is wrong with the label.

How the solution was found: Just by keenly observing everything about the label. And the problem is that a gallon is not WEIGHT, it’s supposed to be VOLUME. Gallon, fluid ounce, and liter refer to volume and not weight.

How interesting and challenging the puzzle was: Of course the puzzle was really interesting because I have to use my knowledge about measurements.

Advice for someone else working on the same puzzle: Keep an eye on the label and use your knowledge of measurements.

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mark-shipulin
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Puzzle Name:

A Gallon of Water

Description of Puzzle Solution:

Gallons, liters, and fluid ounces are measures of volume. But the label specified mass, which is measured in units of measurement of mass, not volume!

The mass of water in the bottle is 3.78 kilogram.

How the solution was found:

Mass can not be measured by the specific units of volume. It can only be measured by the specific units of mass.
Knowing the density of water (1000 kg/m3) we can calculate its mass. Mass of water is 3.78 kg.

How interesting and challenging the puzzle was:

Interesting, but not really complicated.

Advice for someone else working on the same puzzle:

To solve this puzzle you should be familiar with the unit.

korenko
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Галлон воды

Страность заключается в том, что галлон и литр это единицы измерения объема, а на этикетке написанно "Масса нетто". Международная единица измерения массы килограмм, а не литр или галлон.

korenko
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Галлон воды

Странность заключается в том, что галлоны и литры это единицы измерения объёма, а не массы, как это изображено на этикетке.