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# 1 oz solute in 5 gal of water

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### #1 justwonder

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Posted 27 March 2005 - 05:12 AM

mY English is terribly bad, so please explain to me what is an oz and what is a gal when i have to dilute my solution as following:

1 oz solute in 5 gal of water .

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### #2 Bomber

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Posted 27 March 2005 - 06:24 AM

Hey,

the abreviations mean: 1 oz = 1 ounce = 28.35 g
1gal = 1 gallon = 3785 ml (US-definition)

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### #3 Simonsays

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Posted 28 March 2005 - 10:42 AM

I can't believe people are still using oz and pounds and gallons and feet... in science at least.

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### #4 fred_33

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Posted 29 March 2005 - 12:15 AM

huh
well i agree that 1oz is 28,35g...

but :
1 gallon UK = 4,546 liter
1 gallon [US, dry] = 4.404 liter
1 gallon [US, liquid] = 3.785 liter

if someone could explain little bit more

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