Jug3.png
Suggested Citation: LastName, FN. (2020). ActivityName. In S. Bowen (Ed.), Math Circle Activity Database. American Institute of Mathematics. https://mathcircles.org/activity/

The Jug Band

  • Activity Description
  • Topics Covered
  • Session Styles
  • Mathematical Practices
“Using just that 5 pint jug and that there 12 pint jug, measure me 1 pint of water!” Is this possible with just the two jugs? What about a 7 pint jug and 17 pint jug? Or p pint and q pint jugs?

Activity Guide

This guide looks at the activity in detail and goes into the underlying math.

Scroll to Top