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how many pounds is 1 gallon of water?

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The old saying is "a pints a pound the world around." One pint = one pound so 8 pints to a gallon. The answer is 8 pounds.

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I like that! Never heard it, but I like it!
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I agree, never heard it but I like it
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64 oz in 1 gal, 16 oz in 1 qt, 16 oz = 1 lb, 1 gal = 4 lbs...

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John there is 128oz. In a gallon not 64oz.
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Weight and liquid oz are different
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fjgy, wow, you must be some kind of rocket scientist or something.
bt the way genuis, 16 oz = 1 lb.
and to think you are going to inheit the earth, makes me glad my time is almost done...
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I'll give you a thumbs up, john, because I feel sorry for you...
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jman, why would you feel sorry for me, do you think i need your pity, i screwed up on the answer as it related to the volume in a gallon, fjgy pissed me off where scott was diplomatic...
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standard quart is 32 oz so 4 times is 128 oz now the proper weight should be done at sea level(due to the higher the elevation the lower the surface tension is lower the water expands )also it should be done at a temp of 4 degrees C or at 39.2 degrees F(due to the colder water the denser it get's until it starts to freeze at which it expands) one other thing water is the only liquid that expands as it freezes every other liquid shrinks or stays the same.so roughly the weight of water is approx 8.235 lbs at sea level and at 39.3 degrees F
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the above should read the lower the surface greater the expansion of the water so less water is in a gal. at 5000ft than it would be at sealevel(thouh not a lot less)
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I think it's 8 gallons of water. 16oz. Is a pound 16 times 8 = 128 which is 128oz. In a gallon. 8lbs.

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Scott, you're rite, I blew it, thanks...
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That's OK you had the math right as well as the formula, just a brain fart with a half gallon instead of a gallon.
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when i picked up the jug from the fridge to answer this question i thought it weighed more than 4 lbs, hahaha...
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8lbs

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8.34

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8lbs

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8 pounds I do believe .

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Another useful one is that water weighs 62 pounds per cubic foot. This is used in figuring displacement. The 8 pounds per gallon is certainly correct. Just thought this might help in the future.

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8 Pounda

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I do not know. However, I am remembering the million times I have carried a gallon of milk and I am going to say not more than five pounds.

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32oz.=1qt.x4qts=1gal.=1280z. divided by 16oz.(1lb.)=8lbs.

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