Posted by **mustafa** on Monday, September 10, 2007 at 12:19am.

A person owns a 146.8 acre farm which received a total of 1.64 inches of rain. How many liters of rain would that be? An acre is 43560 square feet; there are 2.54 cm in one 1 inch.

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**Kristen**, Monday, September 10, 2007 at 12:21am
1.64 inches equal .13666666 feet

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**mustafa**, Monday, September 10, 2007 at 12:29am
yea but it asking for liters

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**Kristen**, Monday, September 10, 2007 at 12:33am
59531.99999 ft cubed is equal to 1685759 liters

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**mustafa**, Monday, September 10, 2007 at 12:39am
in the problem though wouldnt the acres equal 6394608 cubic feets

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**Kristen**, Monday, September 10, 2007 at 12:42am
no...bc there is no depth with in an acre, only area, there is no volume, onceyou had the rain, an inch everyhwere, you now have depth

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**DrBob222**, Monday, September 10, 2007 at 1:07am
1 acre = 43560 ft^2.

1.64 inches = 1.64/12 = feet.

1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot

231 cubic inches = 1 gallon

3.78 liters = 1 gallon

146.8 acres x (43560 ft^2/acre) x (1.64/12) x (1,728 in^3/ft^3) x (1 gallon/231 ft^3) x (3.78 liters/gallon) = ??

Check my thinking. Check my work.

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