# What is the weight of empty bucket ?

Weight of a bucket when filled fully with water is 17 kg. If the weight of the bucket when half filled with water is 13.5 kg what is the weight of empty bucket ?

- 12 kg
- 8 kg
- 10 kg
- 7 kg

**Answer: (3) 10 kg.**

**Explanation:-**

The weight of a bucket when filled fully with water = 17 kg.

The weight of bucket when half filled filled with water = 13.5 kg.

The weight of water of bucket = 17 – 13.5 = 3.5 kg.

The total weight of water = 2 x 3.5 = 7 kg.

The weight empty bucket = 17 – 7 = 10 kg.

Hence, the answer is (3) 10 kg.