Hello,

Please help:

I am trying to find the gallon (US gallons) capacity of a pond 20' x 20' x 10 ' deep.

Can you please help me by telling me what it is?

Many many thanks.

Ma Biggs (Maddresfield)

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- January 12th 2009, 07:34 PMmabiggsCalculate square feet into gallons?
Hello,

Please help:

I am trying to find the gallon (US gallons) capacity of a pond 20' x 20' x 10 ' deep.

Can you please help me by telling me what it is?

Many many thanks.

Ma Biggs (Maddresfield) - January 12th 2009, 07:59 PMmabiggs
Is it 29,920 US gallons?

- January 13th 2009, 12:08 AMearboth
- January 13th 2009, 12:08 AMMoo
- January 13th 2009, 06:58 AMmabiggs
Does that mean 29,922 gallons is wrong?

Thanks

Ma Biggs - January 13th 2009, 10:49 AMearboth
- January 14th 2009, 10:17 AMmabiggs
Ho ho ho, I'd confuse anyone!..

Thanks for all your help. Very much appreciated.

Ma Biggs - January 20th 2009, 09:29 PMmabiggsSorry to bother you again!
But,

What is the difference betyween "area" and "volume"...Do they not mean the same thing?

I am sincere in this question. It means a lot because a lot depends on it.

Thanks

Ma Biggs (Maddersfield) - January 20th 2009, 11:12 PMearboth
You aren't kidding, are you?

I'll try to explain the difference by an example.

Go into your livingroom:

The floor, the walls and the ceiling are areas.

The air in the livingroom is the content of the volume of this room.

(If area and volume is the same and you try to glue the air to the wall as a wallpaper you'll be visited by two friendly men, clad in a white uniform, who will show you the way to ... well, don't do that :D)

In other words:

**distance**is an one-dimensional object; units inch, foot, cm, km, mile, etc

**area**is a two-dimensional object; units square-inch, square-foot, square-cm, ...

**volume**is a three-dimensional object; units cube-inch, cube-foot, cube-cm, ...