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convert unit size to gallonage

Postby bobbie36 » Thu May 18, 2006 12:48 am

if a tank is 4'x4'x5' what would be the total liquid volume in gallons
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Re: convert unit size to gallonage

Postby Guest » Thu May 18, 2006 1:23 am

bobbie36 wrote:if a tank is 4'x4'x5' what would be the total liquid volume in gallons


1 cu ft = 1728 cu in
and 1 US gallon = 231 cu in.

If those are inside dimensions
4' x 4' x 5' = 80 ft^3
80 ft^3 x 1728 in^3/ft^3 x 1 gallon/231 in^3 = 598.4 gallons.

If they are outside dimensions, you need to allow for wall thickness.
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