# How many ounces are in 1/4 of a gallon?

##### 1 Answer

Did you know you can manipulate units of measurement in the same way you can numbers. Use this as a guide on how to do the calculation.

32 Fluid ounces in

#### Explanation:

YES I KNOW THIS IS PREALGEBRA!!

16 oz = 1 pint

8 pints = 1 gallon

Let the word ounces be represented by

Let the word pints be represented by

Let the word gallons be represented by

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Using ratio

We can write the ounces to pints ratio as

I much prefer to use the fraction format and you will see why.

We can write the ounces to gallons ratio as

We can write the pints to gallons ratio as

Look what happens when we have

Using an example:

So we can swap things round when multiplying

Thus we have:

The

Use the same approach as above on the numbers:

So for a quater of a gallon we have:

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