The weight of a U.S. gallon of milk will vary slightly depending on the liquid's density, but it will normally be around 8.6 pounds. Changes in the fat content of the milk will make the gallon weigh slightly more or less.
The U.S. gallon is equivalent to around 3.79 liters. There are also other units called "gallons." The imperial gallon, which is used in the United Kingdom, Canada and some Caribbean countries, is around 4.546 liters. The U.S. dry gallon, equivalent to about 4.4 liters, is rarely used. The imperial and U.S. dry gallons will weigh more than the standard U.S. gallon.Learn More
The weight of a gallon of oil depends largely on the oil type. The exact weight can also vary based on what temperature the oil is stored at. Most common oils stand between 7 and 8 pounds, while stored crude oil is around 7.2 pounds per gallon.Full Answer >
The density of chocolate varies depending on the ratio of milk, cocoa and other ingredients. The density of sweet Mars baking chocolate is 0.95 milligram per cubic millimeter, and unsweetened baking chocolate has a density of 0.56 milligram per cubic millimeter. Chocolate milk is less dense than solid chocolate.Full Answer >
There are 2 quarts in a half-gallon. A gallon contains a total of 4 quarts, whether you are measuring volume using the U.S. or British Imperial System of measurements.Full Answer >
A gallon has 4 quarts. Each quart has 2 pints, so a gallon also contains 8 pints. Each pint is 2 cups, so a gallon has 16 cups.Full Answer >