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quarts to cubic feet
qtcu ft
10 qt 0.3342 cu ft
20 qt 0.6684 cu ft
30 qt 1.0026 cu ft
40 qt 1.3368 cu ft
50 qt 1.671 cu ft
60 qt 2.0052 cu ft
70 qt 2.3394 cu ft
80 qt 2.6736 cu ft
90 qt 3.0078 cu ft
100 qt 3.342 cu ft
110 qt 3.6762 cu ft
120 qt 4.0104 cu ft
130 qt 4.3446 cu ft
140 qt 4.6788 cu ft
150 qt 5.013 cu ft
160 qt 5.3472 cu ft
170 qt 5.6814 cu ft
180 qt 6.0156 cu ft
190 qt 6.3498 cu ft
200 qt 6.684 cu ft

How to convert

1 quart (qt) = 0.0334201 cubic foot (cu ft). Quart (qt) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system. Cubic Foot (cu ft) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system.

Quarts: A Unit of Volume

Quarts are a unit of volume that are used to measure liquids, such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc. They are also used to measure some dry goods, such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc. They are different from cups, which are a smaller unit of volume. Quarts are also different from gallons, which are a larger unit of volume. Quarts are also different from barrel of oil equivalent (BOE), which is a unit of energy based on the approximate energy released by burning one barrel of crude oil.

Definition of Quarts

A quart is defined as a quarter of a gallon in the US customary system and the British imperial system of measurement. However, the size of a quart varies depending on the type of gallon used:

  • A liquid quart is equal to 0.946 liters or 0.208 gallons in the US customary system. It is equivalent to 32 fluid ounces or 4 cups in the US customary system.
  • A dry quart is equal to 1.101 liters or 0.227 gallons in the US customary system. It is equivalent to 37.24 cubic inches or 67.2 tablespoons in the US customary system.
  • An imperial quart is equal to 1.136 liters or 0.25 gallons in the British imperial system. It is equivalent to 40 fluid ounces or 4 imperial cups in the British imperial system.

History of Quarts

The origin of the term quart as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Latin word quartus, which means fourth. Quarts have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of quarts varied depending on the type and quantity of the goods, the availability of materials, and the customs of different regions and countries.

The use of quarts as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these quarts was based on the gallon, which was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wheat or wine. The quart was convenient for measuring and dividing smaller amounts of liquids and dry goods.

The use of quarts as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The quart was gradually replaced by units such as liters, kilograms, etc. However, some countries and regions still use quarts for certain types of liquids and dry goods, especially in cooking and baking.

How to Convert Quarts

To convert quarts to other units of volume, one can use the following formulas:

  • To convert liquid quarts to liters: multiply by 0.946

  • To convert liquid quarts to fluid ounces: multiply by 32

  • To convert liquid quarts to cups: multiply by 4

  • To convert liquid quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert liquid quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.208

  • To convert liquid quarts to BOE: divide by 6

  • To convert dry quarts to liters: multiply by 1.101

  • To convert dry quarts to cubic inches: multiply by 37.24

  • To convert dry quarts to tablespoons: multiply by 67.2

  • To convert dry quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert dry quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.227

  • To convert dry quarts to BOE: divide by 5.5

  • To convert imperial quarts to liters: multiply by 1.136

  • To convert imperial quarts to fluid ounces: multiply by 40

  • To convert imperial quarts to cups: multiply by 4

  • To convert imperial quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.3

  • To convert imperial quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert imperial quarts to BOE: divide by 5

Where Quarts are Used

Quarts are mainly used in some countries and regions that still use the US customary system or the British imperial system of measurement. They are often used for measuring and adding liquids such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc., and dry goods such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc., to recipes.

In some countries that use the metric system of measurement, such as Canada and Australia, quarts are not commonly used or recognized. Instead, they use units such as liters, kilograms, etc.

Example Conversions of Quarts to Other Units

Here are some examples of converting quarts to other units of volume:

  • 1 liquid quart = 0.946 liters

  • 2 liquid quarts = 64 fluid ounces

  • 3 liquid quarts = 12 cups

  • 4 liquid quarts = 1 gallon (US)

  • 5 liquid quarts = 1.04 gallons (UK)

  • 6 liquid quarts = 1 BOE

  • 1 dry quart = 1.101 liters

  • 2 dry quarts = 74.48 cubic inches

  • 3 dry quarts = 201.6 tablespoons

  • 4 dry quarts = 1 gallon (US)

  • 5 dry quarts = 1.136 gallons (UK)

  • 6 dry quarts = 1.091 BOE

  • 1 imperial quart = 1.136 liters

  • 2 imperial quarts = 80 fluid ounces

  • 3 imperial quarts = 12 cups

  • 4 imperial quarts = 1.2 gallons (US)

  • 5 imperial quarts = 1.25 gallons (UK)

  • 6 imperial quarts = 1.2 BOE.

The US liquid quart equals to 0.946352946 liters.

Cubic Feet - A Unit of Volume

Definition of the Cubic Foot

A cubic foot (symbol ft3 or cu ft) is an imperial and US customary (non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States and the United Kingdom. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of one foot (0.3048 meter) in length.

One cubic foot is equal to 1728 cubic inches, 0.037037 cubic yards, or 0.02831685 cubic meters.

History of the Cubic Foot

The cubic foot is derived from the foot, which is an ancient unit of length that was based on the length of a human foot. The foot was originally divided into 12 inches, and later into 16 digits or 4 palms. The foot was used in many different systems of measurement, such as the Roman, Egyptian, Greek, and English systems. The foot was standardized by King Henry I of England in the 12th century as the length of his own foot. The current definition of the foot, adopted in 1959, is based on the international yard, which is defined as 0.9144 meter.

The cubic foot was first used as a unit of volume for measuring wood in England in the 15th century. It was also used for measuring other materials and substances, such as stone, sand, coal, water, and air. The cubic foot was adopted as a standard unit of measure in the imperial system in 1824, along with other units such as the gallon, the bushel, and the barrel. The cubic foot was also used in the US customary system, which is similar but not identical to the imperial system. The cubic foot is still widely used today for various purposes, such as construction, engineering, commerce, and everyday life.

How to Convert Cubic Feet

To convert cubic feet to other units of volume, you need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

  • To convert cubic feet to cubic inches, multiply by 1728.
    • Example: 2 ft3 × 1728 = 3456 in3
  • To convert cubic feet to cubic yards, multiply by 0.037037.
    • Example: 2 ft3 × 0.037037 = 0.074074 yd3
  • To convert cubic feet to cubic meters, multiply by 0.02831685.
    • Example: 2 ft3 × 0.02831685 = 0.0566337 m3
  • To convert cubic feet to liters, multiply by 28.3168466.
    • Example: 2 ft3 × 28.3168466 = 56.6336932 L
  • To convert cubic feet to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 7.48051948.
    • Example: 2 ft3 × 7.48051948 = 14.96103896 gal
  • To convert cubic feet to bushels (US), multiply by 0.803563954.
    • Example: 2 ft3 × 0.803563954 = 1.607127908 bu

To convert other units of volume to cubic feet, you need to divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

  • To convert cubic inches to cubic feet, divide by 1728.
    • Example: 3456 in3 ÷ 1728 = 2 ft3
  • To convert cubic yards to cubic feet, divide by 0.037037.
    • Example: 0.074074 yd3 ÷ 0.037037 = 2 ft3
  • To convert cubic meters to cubic feet, divide by 0.02831685.
    • Example: 0.0566337 m3 ÷ 0.02831685 = 2 ft3
  • To convert liters to cubic feet, divide by 28.3168466.
    • Example: 56.6336932 L ÷ 28.3168466 = 2 ft3
  • To convert gallons (US liquid) to cubic feet, divide by 7.48051948.
    • Example: 14.96103896 gal ÷ 7.48051948 = 2 ft3
  • To convert bushels (US) to cubic feet, divide by 0.803563954.
    • Example: 1.607127908 bu ÷ 0.803563954 = 2 ft3

Where Cubic Feet are Used

Cubic feet are used for measuring various materials and substances in different countries and applications.

Some examples are:

  • In the United States and the United Kingdom, cubic feet are used for measuring the volume of rooms, buildings, refrigerators, freezers, ovens, microwaves, and other spaces and appliances.
  • In the United States, cubic feet are used for measuring the flow or discharge of rivers, streams, and canals, as well as the water supply and consumption of households and industries.
  • In the United States and Canada, cubic feet are used for measuring the volume of natural gas, propane, and wood, as well as the energy content and price of these fuels.
  • In the United States and the United Kingdom, cubic feet are used for measuring the cargo capacity of trucks, vans, trailers, containers, ships, and aircraft.
  • In the United States and the United Kingdom, cubic feet are used for measuring the storage capacity and actual storage volume of storage dams, reservoirs, tanks, silos, and bins.

Example Conversions of Cubic Feet to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of cubic feet to other units of volume:

  • 1 ft3 = 1728 in3
  • 1 ft3 = 0.037037 yd3
  • 1 ft3 = 0.02831685 m3
  • 1 ft3 = 28.3168466 L
  • 1 ft3 = 7.48051948 gal
  • 1 ft3 = 0.803563954 bu
  • 1 ft3 = 0.178107607 bbl
Cubic feet also can be marked as ft3.



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