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Unit conversion problem

  1. May 22, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Two type of "barrel" units were in use in the 1920s in the United States. The apple barrel had a legally set volume of 7056 cubic inches. The cranberry barrel, 5826 inches. If a merchant sells 50 cranberry barrels of goods to a customer who thinks he is receiving apple barrels, what is the discrepancy in the shipment volume in liters?

    3. The attempt at a solution

    7056x50=352800 inch^3
    5826x50=291300 inch^3

    352800-291300=61500 inch^3
    61.02 inch^3= 1 Litter

    61500/61.02=1007.86 IS THIS RIGHT???????
     
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  3. May 22, 2007 #2

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    Looks good to me!
     
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