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how many gallons of water will a tank measuring 66 inches in diameter and 24 inches in height,hold?

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    Since the data are in inches, I assume the answer would be in Americal gallons that is equivalent to about 3.8 litres.(as opposed to the Imperial gallon, about 4.54 litres).

    Vomume = πd²h/4
    =π(66)²*24/4
    =26136π in³

    Since 1000 cubic inches equal 4.329 US gal(liq.),
    the box will hold
    26136π/1000*4.329 gal
    approx. 355 gal.

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