How many gallons are in 60 ounces?

1 Answer
Mar 6, 2018

Answer:

#"60 fluid ounces"# are equal to #"0.47 gallon"#.

Explanation:

Use dimensional analysis.

#"1 gallon"##=##"128 fluid oz"#

The two conversion factors are:

#"1 gal"/"128 fl oz"# and #"128 fl oz"/"1 gal"#

Multiply the given number of ounces by the conversion factor that cancels ounces and leaves gallons.

#60color(red)cancel(color(black)("fl oz"))xx("1 gal")/(128color(red)cancel(color(black)("fl oz")))="0.47 gal"#