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a quart is approximately sixty cubic inches. a cubic feet of water weighs approximately sixty pounds. therefore, a quart of water weighs, approximately

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a cubic foot is 12^3 = 1728 cubic inches. So, the quart weighs

60/1728 * 60 = 2.08 pounds

But then we knew that, since "a pint's a pound, the world around."

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