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Calculate weight using specific gravity
I wanted to check my work with the forum and see if my calculations are correct. I have a single 55 gallon capacity drum containing a liquid. The only information I possess about total weight of the commodity is specific gravity (1.25). Based on this information, I multiplied specific gravity of 1.25, total capacity of container (55 gallons), the total weight of a gallon of water 8.345404 together for a total product of 573.746525 pounds. Is this correct? The only knowledge I have about specific gravity is from recent quick study of the internet.
Any help /direction is greatly appreciated. Keith dkbell@gmail.com 
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It is almost certainly in the range 572574 lb, however, and we are only splitting hairs. Weigh it if you need a more accurate answer. 
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Re: Calculate weight using specific gravity
Thanks John I wanted to make sure I read information about specific gravity correctly.
Keith dkbell@gmail.com 
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