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An aquarium tank is 3 feet long, 1 foot wide, and 2 feet high. How many gallons of water would it take to fill?

An aquarium tank is 3 feet long, 1 foot wide, and 2 feet high. How many gallons of water would it take to fill the tank two-thirds full? (A cubic foot is about 7.5 gallons.)
A. 30 gallons
B. 40 gallons
C. 45 gallons
D. 86 gallons


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    2 Responses to “An aquarium tank is 3 feet long, 1 foot wide, and 2 feet high. How many gallons of water would it take to fill?”

    1. sepia says:

      An aquarium tank is 3 feet long, 1 foot wide, and 2 feet high.
      How many gallons of water would it take to fill the tank two-thirds full?
      (A cubic foot is about 7.5 gallons.)
      Volume of the tank = 6 cubic feet
      Two-thirds of the volume = 4 cubic feet
      Answer:
      A. 30 gallons

    2. James says:

      The tank holds 6 cubic feet; therefore, it holds about 45 gallons.

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