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# How Many Quarts In A Gallon?

How Many Quarts In A Gallon? This article is a brief tutorial on how to figure out how many quarts are in a gallon.

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## Definition of Gallon?

A gallon is the volume of a unit of liquid measure in the United States and Canada, equal to 4.54 liters.

## How Many Quarts are In A Gallon?

A gallon is defined as a unit of volume equal to 3.78 liters or 231 cubic inches. A quart is defined as one fourth of a gallon. There are 4 quarts in a gallon.

## Myths about a gallon

There are many myths about a gallon. For example, people think that a gallon contains three quarts. However, a gallon actually contains four liters. Another myth is that a gallon has a capacity of three hundred and sixty-four fluid ounces. In reality, a gallon has a capacity of four hundred and twelve fluid ounces.

## History

In 1792, gallon was defined as a unit of volume equal to 4 quarts, or 1,000 cubic inches. This measurement was officially adopted as the standard by the United States Congress in 1821.