# How Many Quarts Are in a Gallon

**There are 4 quarts in 1 gallon.**

This is easy to remember. Consider the word “quart”. It refers to a quarter.

When speaking about volumes, a quart is a quarter of a gallon. In other words, it is one-fourth of a gallon—so there are four of them in a gallon.

# How to Convert Between Gallons and Quarts

You can use a simple formula to figure out the number of quarts in gallons:

`quarts = 4 * gallons (1)`

And to get the number of gallons given quarts, you can invert this formula:

`gallons = 0.25 * quarts (2)`

## Examples

**Example 1.** How many quarts are in 1.5 gallons?

**Answer. **Let’s plug the numbers into formula 1:

`quarts = 4 * 1.5 = 6.0`

There are 6 quarts in 1.5 gallons

**Example 2. **How many gallons are 12 quarts?

**Answer.** Let’s plug the numbers into formula 2:

`gallons = 0.25 * 12 = 3.0`

12 quarts means 3 gallons.

# Conclusion

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