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# How many liters are in a gallon?

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**There are 3.79 liters in a U.S. gallon.** In the British Imperial system of measurement, which is more prevalent in Canada and the U.K., there are 4.54 liters in a gallon. The imperial gallon is equal to roughly 1.2 U.S. gallons.

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In both the U.S. and British Imperial systems of measurement, a gallon is equal to 4 quarts or 8 pints. However, in the U.S. system, a gallon is 128 fluid ounces, while an imperial gallon is 160 fluid ounces.

The word "gallon" is thought to derive from the medieval Latin word "galeta," meaning a pail or a liquid measure. Its first appearance in the English language dates back to the 13th century.

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## How many cubic liters are in a liter?

A:A cubic unit represents a volume taken up by one unit of length, width and height. A liter is a three-dimensional unit of volume, not length; therefore, the term "cubic liter" does not make sense.

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## How many liters are in 1 kilogram?

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Full Answer >**The number of liters in 1 kilogram depends on the density of the substance being measured.**The liter is a unit of volume, and the kilogram a unit of mass. One kilogram of shaving cream takes up several liters, while 1 kilogram of steel takes up less than a liter.Filed Under: -
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## How many liters is 50 centiliters?

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Full Answer >**A total volume of 50 centiliters is equivalent to 0.5 liter, because 1 liter is equal to 100 centiliters.**To convert centiliters back to liters, divide the amount in centiliters by 100. The volume of 50 centiliters divided by 100 is equal to 0.5, which is 0.5 liters.Filed Under: -
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## How many liters are in a cubic meter?

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Full Answer >**There are 1,000 liters in a cubic meter.**A cubic meter consists of a cube with sides that all equal 1 meter in length. A liter is 1 cubic decimeter: a unit of volume with sides all equal to 1/10 of a meter.Filed Under: