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# How much does a gallon of milk weigh?

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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.

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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.

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The number of water bottles in a gallon depends on the size of the water bottle. A gallon is 128 fluid ounces; one must divide 128 by the number of ounces in the water bottle to get the answer.

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To convert a liter to a gallon, set a proportion of one gallon to the number of liters it contains versus the number of liters known to x gallons. A gallon is legally defined in the United States as 2.31 cubic inches, or 3.785411784 liters.

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There are 128 fluid ounces in a U.S. gallon. In the United States, the gallon is a standard liquid measurement.