# How many gallons are in 60 ounces?

Mar 6, 2018

$\text{60 fluid ounces}$ are equal to $\text{0.47 gallon}$.

#### Explanation:

Use dimensional analysis.

$\text{1 gallon}$$=$$\text{128 fluid oz}$

The two conversion factors are:

$\text{1 gal"/"128 fl oz}$ and $\text{128 fl oz"/"1 gal}$

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"