A firkin is an old British unit of volume equal to 9 gallons. How many cubic meters are there in 6.00 firkins?

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Sep 26, 2016

Answer:

#"1 firkin = 72 pints"# #=# #40.90*L#.

#"6 firkins = 0.245"*m^3#.

Explanation:

The firkin is an old English measure of volume, that was used in the beer trade. #"1 firkin = 72 pints or 9 Imperial Gallons"# #=# #40.92*L#.

And thus #"6 firkins"# #=#

#6" firkins"xx72" pints firkin"^-1xx0.568*L*"pint"^-1xx10^-3*m^3*L^-1#

#=# #0.25*m^3#.