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The Dairy Farmer

Math brain teasers require computations to solve.

 

Puzzle ID:#27996
Fun:*** (2.74)
Difficulty:*** (2.37)
Category:Math
Submitted By:dodger*gb*****
Corrected By:t4mt

 

 

 



A dairy farmer had 54 litres of milk in three churns. He wanted to make sure each churn contained 18 litres.



First, he poured 1/4 of the first churn into the second churn. Then he poured 1/2 of the second churn into the third churn. Finally, he poured 1/3 of the third churn into the first churn.
How many litres did each churn contain before he started pouring?

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