# How do you convert 12 pints to gallons?

$1 \frac{1}{2}$ gallon
There are $8$ pints in a gallon.
Hence 12 pints are equal to $\frac{12}{8} = \frac{3 \cancel{12}}{2 \cancel{12}} = \frac{3}{2} = 1 \frac{1}{2}$ gallon.