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# How big is a gallon of water?

###### Wiki User

###### 2009-08-10 13:28:38

Presumably same as a gallon of any other liquid :-)

American gallon = 8 American pints = 3.785 litre

Imperial gallon = 8 Imperial pints = 4.546 litre

The difference comes from the fact that the American pint is 16

fluid ounces, while the Imperial pint is 20 fl. oz.

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### What is the difference in weight between gallon of water and gallon of gasoline?

A gallon of water and a gallon of gasoline have the same volume
measure. A gallon, which is a measure of volume, is a gallon, is a
gallon. But the gasoline is less dense than water, so it will weigh
less. The weight of a gallon of water is about 8.34 pounds , while
a gallon of gasoline weighs in the ball park of about 6.25 pounds,
depending on the fuel. The gallon of water, which is the same
volume as a gallon of gasoline, weighs a bit over 2 pounds more
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