### Pi Day Puzzle

Here’s a Pi Day puzzler from MoMath:

You are at a river and have two empty containers, one capable of holding exactly π (= 3.14159…) quarts of water and the other capable of holding exactly 3 quarts of water.

*How many transfers of water will it take you to get water in one container that is within 1% of a quart?*

Click here to reveal the answer.

If you enjoyed this water-pouring problem from MoMath, check out the *Mind Over Measure* exhibit at the nation’s only Museum of Math at 11 East 26th St.