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Gallons and cubic inches 2016-12-05
From Theresa:
If I did not know the cubic inches in a liquid gallon how would I find it? In other words what is the formula for this?
Answered by Penny Nom.
24 feet of pipe in 3 pieces 2009-10-09
From Sam:
I had a carpenter being a smarty pants with me. Question: I have a 20ft piece of pipe. I need three equal lengths cut. What is the measurement of each cut? He told me the answer right away because he knows the measuring tape like the back of his hand. The answer is 6'8". Is there an equation I can use to get the answer quicker than him looking at his tape measure?
Answered by Penny Nom.
43200 cubic inches in gallons 2009-05-17
From Denise:
how many gallons are in a tank that has a volume of 43,200 cubic inches?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many gallons does my soup kettle hold? 2009-02-15
From Old:
I have a round kettle I use to make soup for the hungry. I was curious on how many gallons it holds. The radius is 16 inches and the height is 18 inches.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Millimeters to inches 2008-10-15
From diane:
can you convert milliliters to inches?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Conversion to cubic feet 2008-10-01
From Dorothy:
What is the cubic feet of an item that is 7"x16 7/8"x19"
Answered by Harley Weston.
144 square inches 2008-09-27
From mike:
how much cm is in 144 square inches?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Sample variance: inches to centimeters 2008-09-22
From Anita:
The average height of a sample of basketball players is 6 feet, 2 inches or 74 inches. The standard deviation of this sample of players is 4 inches. If each person's height were to be multiplied by 2.54, what would be the value of the resulting sample variance?
Answered by Harley Weston.
24 in by 14 in by 14 in in cubic feet 2008-08-05
From Tom:
I have a box that has internal dimensions of: 24in. H x 14in. W x 14in. D. How many cubic feet is this internal space?
Answered by Penny Nom and Victoria West.
Convert cubic inches to gallons 2008-05-26
From Rosemarie:
How do you convert cubic inches to gallons? Thanks for your help.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Adding feet and inches 2008-03-04
From mike:
3.25'+3.25"
Answered by Penny Nom.
Determine the number of square inches for one piece of pie 2008-01-31
From Annie:
Ok i'm so lost it ain't even funny! HELP! Here's the question: A pie has a radius of 7 inches and can be divided into 8 equal pieces. Determine the number of square inches for one piece of pie. Explain your answer.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Converting decimal fractions into common fractions 2008-01-29
From Donna:
Question from DONNA:

I need to change 6.9375 by 10.0625 into inches.

Answered by Harley Weston.
Converting cubic inches to ounces 2008-01-22
From kim:
I am trying to find the formula to figure capacity in ounces for the following:

a rectangle 18" long, .75" wide, .75" deep ....

This is for an art project and the cost estimate. Thanks, Kim

Answered by Penny Nom.
How many square inches are there in 97 acres? 2007-10-18
From Glenda:
How many square inches are there in 97 acres?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How do I convert inches to mm in my head? 2007-06-27
From philip:
Hi, I would like to know how to convert inches to mm in my head, I use socket sets and want to know an easy way to work out what 3/16, 7/32 is in mm. Thanks Phil
Answered by Harley Weston.
Cubic inches and square feet 2007-05-31
From keith:
is it possible to convert cubic inches to square feet.thanx
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Cubic inches 2007-02-13
From Renee:
a glass has a height of 3 inches and a radius of 2 inches. about how many cubic inches of fwater will the glass hold? and how do you figure the answer? thank you...................renee
Answered by Gabriel Potter and Melanie Tyrer.
Converting sq inches to sq millimeters 2007-02-08
From Michael:
If I have 1/32 sq inches, what does that equal in sq millimeters?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
How do you calculate cubic feet from inches? 2007-01-17
From Sue:
How do you calculate cubic feet from inches:
8 1/2 X 11 sheet of paper that is 3/4 inches thick?

Answered by Steve La Rocque and Haley Ess.
How do you convert square inches to square yards 2006-09-28
From A student:
how do you convert square inches to square yards
Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.
Finding square footage from lengths in inches 2006-07-14
From Ann:
How do I find out the square footage of a window 45" by 22" and 43" by 35.5"?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
How do I calculate feet and inches to sq ft? 2006-01-09
From Rebecca:
How do I calculate feet and inches to sq ft?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How many millimeters are in 12 feet? 2006-01-06
From Hunter:
How many millimeters are in 12 feet?
Answered by Penny Nom.
what is 5'7 2005-11-26
From A student:
what is 5'7" inches in cm?
Answered by Harley Weston.
How many gallons will it hold? 2005-10-16
From Scott:
I am building a pond and need to convert the cubic dimensions into gallons in order to know what size fountain pump to purchase.

My pond is 1 foot deep x eight feet long x three feet wide.

How many gallons will it hold?

Answered by Penny Nom.
How many pixels are there to an inch? 2005-10-15
From Fred:
I want to know how many pixels there are to an inch.
Answered by Penny.
Inches and millimeters 2005-10-08
From Ron:
You know they say 14mm = 9/16" or something of that nature, i need to know exactly how this is done.
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Inches and millimeters 2005-09-30
From A student:
how many inches are there in mm? For example 30x40 mm = how many inches.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Gallons in a tank 2005-04-02
From Jim:
Would you be so kind as to help me with a problem? My memory has failed me in remembering how to calculate how much liquid in gallons a tank will hold. The tank is 8 feet long and 44 inches in diameter.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Volume of a box 2004-11-18
From Catherine:
I need to find a formula to calculate the amount of liquid would hold. maybe the volume or something. its a square box used to hold liquid on a farm . we want to measure how much liquid it can hold.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Water in a tank 2003-09-02
From A parent:
if a tank is 48 inches long 14 inches wide and 18 inches deep if 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.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Millimeters to inches 2003-05-28
From Brian:
I am a music instructor just trying to get a horn repaired. I have been trying to get replacement pearls for a keyboard of a horn. The mechanic needs the measurement in inches. The calibers say that the size is .115 mm can you tell me what that is in inches, I tried your formula of 2.54 mm per inch but this is a smaller size and I cannot seem to figure it out.
Answered by Penny Nom.
The weight of a fish tank 2003-05-20
From A ponderer:
I had a question pertaining conversion units..I have a fish tank at home and the dimensions are 24, 44, and 48 inches, I want to find out how much it weighs in pounds when filled up with water...knowing water is 62.4 pounds per cubic feet...do I just divide the 62.4 pounds to 12 because I"m trying to find out through cubic inches.
Answered by Penny Nom.
The dimensions of a box 2002-12-03
From Paula:
My son, who is in secondary school, needs to make a box with the inside dimensions of 1.25 cubic feet. It's supposed to be more in the shape of a rectangle than a square.

I would like to know the equation to use to find the inside dimensions of a box if I know how many cubic feet (or inches) I need the inside to be.


Answered by Penny Nom.
Cubic yards of concrete 2002-08-24
From Michael:
if you have a 10" dia pipe 8' long how many cubic yards would it take to fill with concrete. how how would you go about figuring it out.

and also if you would how many cubic feet, cubic inches in a cubic yard. i know you don't need to answer, seeing i am not in school, but would appreaciate it.


Answered by Penny Nom.
Gallons in a cylindrical tube 2002-08-21
From Heidi:
IF I HAVE A 12" DIA TUBE WITH 1/4" WALL AND 72" IN LENGTH HOW MANY GALLONS OF WATER WILL THIS HOLD
Answered by Penny Nom.
My 1978 Chevy has a 350 cubic inch engine 2002-03-11
From Sharon:
If my 1978 Chevy has a 350 cubic inch engine, about what size engine would that be in liter?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Volume of a cube. 1999-04-04
From Alex Elkins:
How do you find the volume cubic matter of a cube or space, example how many cubic feet in an example 6" high 4' X 6' rectangle

Thank You
Answered by Penny Nom.

Cubic feet and gallons 1999-03-26
From Karen Coheley:
How many gallons in a cubic ft. ??
Answered by Harley Weston.
Converting mm's to inches 1999-02-22
From Paul White:
It has been a long time since high school and I do not remember how to convert mm to inches. Could you please tell me what this would convert to in inches? 210 X 254 mm.
Answered by Chris Fisher.
Imperial System of Measurement. 1997-09-17
From Judy Pardilla:
Please also give the solution to the answers. Thank you.
  1. If a room is 12 feet by 15, how many square yards are there?

  2. If a single roll of wallpaper will cover 30 square feet, how many single rolls will it take to cover a wall 8' x 15'?

  3. If ceramic tiles are 8" x 8", how many tiles would it take to cover an area 4' x 6'?
If possible, can you e-mail me a table for imperial measurements. Thank you!

Answered by Penny Nom.
 
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