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Question from junior:
We are in dilemma at my job. We need to figure out the formula
for how much water can our pipe hold.
It's inside diameter is 13/16" and is 50ft. long?

Inside diameter = 13/16" => radius = 13/32"
Length in inches = 600"

Volume = pi r2 L = 311 cubic inches fairly exactly, or 1.35 US gallons, or 5.10 liters


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