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Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:44 pm
by Kingfisher
In a 3ft by 3ft square how many gallons of water do I need to equal a 1 inch rain?

Extra points if you know what I’m trying to solve. :)

Thanks in advance

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:04 pm
by callmefence
5.61 gallons.

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:50 pm
by Caustic Burno
callmefence wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:04 pm
5.61 gallons.
I didn’t use that fine a pencil rounded off some on the acre at 44k square feet and got 6 gallons.

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:57 pm
by Kingfisher
That’s not how this is supposed to work you two bull dogs. That’s not how this works :)

What am I doing?

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:00 pm
by Caustic Burno
Kingfisher wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:57 pm
That’s not how this is supposed to work you two bull dogs. That’s not how this works :)

What am I doing?
Apparently trying to put 54 gallons of water on something. Other than that I am as confused as hungry baby in topless bar.
Don’t answer Kingfisher someone will figure it out.

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:06 pm
by Kingfisher
Your maths off.....I could never carry that much water to the site.

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:10 pm
by Caustic Burno
Kingfisher wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:06 pm
Your maths off.....I could never carry that much water to the site.
3x3 is 9 square feet using 6 gallons to the foot comes to 54 .

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:13 pm
by Kingfisher
It’s six pounds to a one gallon is what I’m saying....

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:17 pm
by Kingfisher
Caustic Burno wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:50 pm
callmefence wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:04 pm
5.61 gallons.
I didn’t use that fine a pencil rounded off some on the acre at 44k square feet and got 6 gallons.
It’s not an acre.......it’s a 3ft by 3ft TEST PLOT. Sorry for the confusion. For what it’s worth 54 gallons won’t dent an acre here

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:09 pm
by 5S Cattle
:lol2: You trying to grow a money tree in a hidden location?

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:36 pm
by Banjo

Re: Math Question

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:23 pm
by fasttommy
Call me fence is right far as I can tell

Edit: no clue what you are trying to solve

Re: Math Question

Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:59 am
by Redgully
I have the answer, you're trying to work out why on earth you don't have a metric system.....

Re: Math Question

Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:49 am
by Nesikep
Redgully wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:59 am
I have the answer, you're trying to work out why on earth you don't have a metric system.....
it's just shy of 1m x 1m and 2.5cm deep, so a little under 25 liters.. Oh, that's about 6 gallons!

Re: Math Question

Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:24 am
by wbvs58
Nesikep wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:49 am
Redgully wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:59 am
I have the answer, you're trying to work out why on earth you don't have a metric system.....
it's just shy of 1m x 1m and 2.5cm deep, so a little under 25 liters.. Oh, that's about 6 gallons!
That's sort of how I worked it out Nesi. When you grow up with the imperial system and change to metric you have a pretty good knowledge of how basic lengths and volumes convert over, like 3' is 90cm, 1" is 2.5cm and 1 litre is 1000 cubic cm. Makes it all very easy.

Ken