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    How many Gallons are in this size and length Pipe , please ?

    I have a 300' pipe that is .675" i.d. How many U.S. Gallons does this contain ? Thanks.
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    Re: How many Gallons are in this size and length Pipe , please ?

    The volume of a prism (a cylinder is a prism) is it's cross-sectional area multiplied by it's length.

    For a cylinder the cross sectional area is a circle: V = \dfrac{\pi d^2h}{4} where d is the diameter and h the height/length of the pipe.

    Make sure your units are consistent
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