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Farmer Stone is quite an eccentric dairy farmer.

They originally had a total 54 gallons of milk in three churns and they wanted to make sure each churn contained 18 gallons of milk.

In order to do this, they did the following:

First they poured 1/4 of the first churn in the second churn.
They then poured 1/2 of the second churn into the third churn.
Finally they poured 1/3 of the third churn into the first churn.

How many gallons did each churn contain before Farmer Stone started pouring?

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