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37. (a) Using Appendix D, we have 1 ft = 0.3048 m, 1 gal = 231 in.
3
, and 1 in.
3
= 1.639
×
10
−
2
L. From the latter two items, we find that 1 gal = 3.79 L. Thus, the quantity 460
ft
2
/gal becomes
2
2
22
460 ft
1 m
1gal
460 ft /gal
11.3 m L.
gal
3.28 ft
3.79 L
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(b) Also, since 1 m
3
is equivalent to 1000 L, our result from part (a) becomes
2
24
1
3
11.3m
1000L
11.3m /L
1.13
10 m .
L1
m
−
×
(c) The inverse of the original quantity is (460 ft
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course PHYS 1200 taught by Professor Stoler during the Spring '06 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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