Quandaries and Queries 

if a tank is 48 inches long 14 inches wide and 18 inches deepÊ ifÊ a yardstick was inserted into the tank and measured 2 inches of water in the tank how many gallons of water would be in the tank.
thanks Hi, The slab of water would then be 48 inches by 14 inches by 2 inches. I prrefer to work in feet so this is ^{48}/_{12} feet by ^{14}/_{12} feet by ^{2}/_{12} feet or One cubic foot is 7.48 US gallons so 0.778 cubic feet is 0.778 7.48 = 5.82 US gallons Penny 

