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Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

Answer: $3\text{kg}$


The weight of the water poured out is $21-12=9\text{kg}$.

Thus the weight of the bucket is $12-9=3\text{kg}$.


This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
You can find more short problems, arranged by curriculum topic, in our short problems collection.