It is important to first define what kind of quart are you referring to while discussing how many quarts in a gallon? Or determining the volume in a quart or gallon. Here, in this article, I will try to answer this question in detail.
There are various kinds of quarts. The answer to this question depends upon your country. The quarts in British are different than the US. Dry and liquid quarts are further divided in the US customary system of measurement.
Gallons and Quarts are both units and they are used to measure the volume. In many other countries, these units are replaced by Liter. Later in this article, we will discuss what is Quarts and what is Gallon.
What is a Gallon?
Gallon is a US Customary measurement framework volume unit. 1 US gallon is equal to 128 fluid ounces and 1 dry US gallon is equal to 148.94 US liquid ounces. The gallon unit is denoted by the “gal” symbol.
What is a Quart?
A Quart is a US Customary measurement framework volume unit. One US is equal to 32 US ounces. And one US dry quart is equal to 37.24 ounces. The quart is denoted by the “qt” symbol.
How Many Quarts in a Gallon?
The answer is simple, one gallon contains four quarts. In order to calculate a number of quarts in gallons, you need to multiply the number of gallons with 4. You will get the number of quarts.
Number of Quarts = Number of Gallons x 4
You need to calculate the number of quarts in 5 gallons, what will you do? Simply follow the above formula and multiply the 5 with the 4. The resulted number will be a number of quarts.
5 gallons x 4= 20 qt
Easy Way to Remember the Conversion
Some people can’t remember such things easily, for them I designed the below picture. I am sure this trick will help you in memorization. In the below image G stands for the Gallon, Q for the quarts and P for Pints.
This image is explained like this:
- In a gallon, there are four quarts.
- In a quart, there are two pints
- In a pint, there are two cups
How Many Gallon in a Quart?
As we know, there are 4 quarts in a gallon. So in order to calculate the number of gallons in quarts, you need to divide the number quarts with 4. The resulted number will be your answer.
Number of Gallons = Number of quarts / 4
If you need to calculate the number of gallons in 100 quarts. You have to apply the formula and will get the result.
Number of gallons = 100 / 4 = 25
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