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• I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall and has a scale diameter of 30 feet. Question is , what would the gallonage be of this
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I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall
and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.

Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank??????????

thank you
• Approx 1280 gallons, by my calcs. -Jerry
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Approx 1280 gallons, by my calcs.
-Jerry

> [Original Message]
> From: michael lynch <madmike3434@...>
> To: <on3@yahoogroups.com>
> Date: 9/1/2008 10:00:23 AM
> Subject: [on3] math wizards question
>
> I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall
> and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.
>
> Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank??????????
>
> thank you
>
>
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• I get approximately 15,875 gallons. Area of the base is 15^2*3.14=706.5 sq ft.. 706.5*30=21195 cubic feet. 21195*7.49=158750.55 gals. Bill Daniels Tucson, AZ
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I get approximately 15,875 gallons. Area of the base is 15^2*3.14=706.5 sq ft.. 706.5*30=21195 cubic feet. 21195*7.49=158750.55 gals.

Bill Daniels

Tucson, AZ

--- On Mon, 9/1/08, michael lynch <madmike3434@...> wrote:
From: michael lynch <madmike3434@...>
Subject: [on3] math wizards question
To: on3@yahoogroups.com
Date: Monday, September 1, 2008, 11:00 AM

I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall

and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.

Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank???????? ??

thank you

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• a lot!!! for the prototype, and less than a gallon for the model in O scale! the following searches yielded your answer gallons / cubic ft:
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a lot!!! for the prototype, and less than a gallon for the model in O scale!

gallons / cubic ft:

volume of a cylinder:

http://www.mathsteacher.com.au/year9/ch14_measurement/18_cylinder/cylinder.htm

(((22/7) x (15' x15')) x 14.5')) x 7.4805 gal/ft3

should give you the volume in cubic feet then multiply by gallons per cubic ft.

Bc

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--- On Mon, 9/1/08, michael lynch <madmike3434@...> wrote:
From: michael lynch <madmike3434@...>
Subject: [on3] math wizards question
To: on3@yahoogroups.com
Date: Monday, September 1, 2008, 1:00 PM

I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall

and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.

Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank???????? ??

thank you

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• 19166 gallons according to the calculator at: http://www.greertank.com/tankcalc.htm Orin :-) ... From: michael lynch To: on3@yahoogroups.com Sent: Monday,
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19166 gallons according to the calculator at: http://www.greertank.com/tankcalc.htm

Orin :-)

----- Original Message -----
From: michael lynch
To: on3@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 10:00 AM
Subject: [on3] math wizards question

I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall
and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.

Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank??????????

thank you

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• Formula for area of a circle is pr2pi (3.14) x radius squared Diameter of the tank is 30 ft. therefore the radius of your tank is 15¢. Square that = 225 sq/ft
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Formula for area of a circle is pr2pi (3.14) x radius squared
Diameter of the tank is 30 ft. therefore the radius of your tank is 15�.
Square that = 225 sq/ft
3.14 (pi) X 225 = 706.5 sq/ft
Height of tank = 14.5 ft.
Multiply height of tank times area to arrive at the cubic feet in the tank.
14.5 X 706.5 = 10244.25 cubic/ft
There are 7.48051945 US gallons in a cubic foot. (7.5 rounded)
10244.25 cubic/ft X 7.5 gal/cft = 76831.875 gallons
We don�t know the actual volume of the tank because we don�t know the thickness of the wall or the bottom but I would think you would lose somewhere between 10 and 20 gallons due to those factors, maybe more --- so the gallonage volume comes to approximately 76,800 gallons.
Clark Womack

----- Original Message ----
From: michael lynch <madmike3434@...>
To: on3@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Monday, September 1, 2008 12:00:01 PM
Subject: [on3] math wizards question

I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall
and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.

Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank???????? ??

thank you

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• I think this is it: Volume is area of base times height, so V = 3.14 * 15 feet * 15 feet * 14.5 feet = 10244.25 cubic feet In our idiotic measuring system, 1
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I think this is it:

Volume is area of base times height, so

V = 3.14 * 15 feet * 15 feet * 14.5 feet = 10244.25 cubic feet

In our idiotic measuring system, 1 cubic foot is 7.48 gallons, so

10244.25 cubic feet * 7.48 gallons per cubic foot = 76,627 gallons

Bill multiplied by the diameter when he meant to multiply by the
height, but since he showed his work, I'd still give him 8 out of 10.
Hey that's a B!

Randy Scott
Associate Professor of Mathematics

On Sep 1, 2008, at 10:10 AM, Jerry Lawrence wrote:

> Approx 1280 gallons, by my calcs.
> -Jerry
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: michael lynch <madmike3434@...>
> > To: <on3@yahoogroups.com>
> > Date: 9/1/2008 10:00:23 AM
> > Subject: [on3] math wizards question
> >
> > I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches
> tall
> > and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.
> >
> > Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank??????????
> >
> > thank you
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------------
> >
> > Remember, additional On3 photos and files can now be found at:
> >
> > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/On3photos
> >
> > ThanksYahoo! Groups Links
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> >
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• Oops... the 30 in the last expression should be 14.5*, which makes the entire volume = 10244.25 cubic feet, and multiplying by 7.49 (gallons in a cubic foot)
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Oops... the 30 in the last expression should be 14.5*, which makes the entire volume = 10244.25 cubic feet, and multiplying by 7.49 (gallons in a cubic foot) yields just under 76,730 gals.

*too damn early in the morning error...

I think...

Bill Daniels

Tucson, AZ

--- On Mon, 9/1/08, Bill Daniels <billinsf@...> wrote:
From: Bill Daniels <billinsf@...>
Subject: Re: [on3] math wizards question
To: on3@yahoogroups.com
Date: Monday, September 1, 2008, 11:29 AM

I get approximately 15,875 gallons. Area of the base is 15^2*3.14=706. 5 sq ft.. 706.5*30=21195 cubic feet. 21195*7.49=158750. 55 gals.

Bill Daniels

Tucson, AZ

--- On Mon, 9/1/08, michael lynch <madmike3434@ yahoo.com> wrote:

From: michael lynch <madmike3434@ yahoo.com>

Subject: [on3] math wizards question

To: on3@yahoogroups. com

Date: Monday, September 1, 2008, 11:00 AM

I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall

and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.

Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank???????? ??

thank you

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• Thanks, Randy. A B is good enough... Bill Daniels, P.E. Tucson, AZ ... From: rscott Subject: Re: [on3] math wizards question To:
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Thanks, Randy. A B is good enough...

Bill Daniels, P.E.

Tucson, AZ

--- On Mon, 9/1/08, rscott <rscott@...> wrote:
From: rscott <rscott@...>
Subject: Re: [on3] math wizards question
To: on3@yahoogroups.com
Date: Monday, September 1, 2008, 12:12 PM

I think this is it:

Volume is area of base times height, so

V = 3.14 * 15 feet * 15 feet * 14.5 feet = 10244.25 cubic feet

In our idiotic measuring system, 1 cubic foot is 7.48 gallons, so

10244.25 cubic feet * 7.48 gallons per cubic foot = 76,627 gallons

Bill multiplied by the diameter when he meant to multiply by the

height, but since he showed his work, I'd still give him 8 out of 10.

Hey that's a B!

Randy Scott

Associate Professor of Mathematics

On Sep 1, 2008, at 10:10 AM, Jerry Lawrence wrote:

> Approx 1280 gallons, by my calcs.

> -Jerry

>

> > [Original Message]

> > From: michael lynch <madmike3434@ yahoo.com>

> > To: <on3@yahoogroups. com>

> > Date: 9/1/2008 10:00:23 AM

> > Subject: [on3] math wizards question

> >

> > I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches

> tall

> > and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.

> >

> > Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank???????? ??

> >

> > thank you

> >

> >

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• My previous message didn¢t go through correctly so here it is again. Formula for area of a circle is pi (3.14) x radius squared Diameter of the tank is 30 ft.
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My previous message didn�t go through correctly so here it is again.
Formula for area of a circle is pi (3.14) x radius squared
Diameter of the tank is 30 ft. therefore the radius of your tank is 15 ft.
Square that = 225 sq/ft
3.14 (pi) X 225 = 706.5 sq/ft
Height of tank = 14.5 ft.
Multiply height of tank times area to arrive at the cubic feet in the tank.
14.5 X 706.5 = 10244.25 cubic/ft
There are 7.48051945 US gallons in a cubic foot. (7.5 rounded)
10244.25 cubic/ft X 7.5 gal/cft = 76831.875 gallons
We don�t know the actual volume of the tank because we don�t know the thickness of the wall or the bottom but I would think you would lose somewhere between 10 and 20 gallons due to those factors, maybe more --- so the gallonage volume comes to approximately 76,800 gallons.
Clark Womack

----- Original Message ----
From: michael lynch <madmike3434@...>
To: on3@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Monday, September 1, 2008 12:00:01 PM
Subject: [on3] math wizards question

I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall
and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.

Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank???????? ??

thank you

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• Didn t he mean to see how much on On3 size gallons? eric ************** It s only a deal if it s where you want to go. Find your travel deal here.
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Didn't he mean to see how much on On3 size gallons?

eric

**************
It's only a deal if it's where you want to go. Find your
travel deal here.

(http://information.travel.aol.com/deals?ncid=aoltrv00050000000047)

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• Dunno, Eric... could they be On30 size gallons? Bill Daniels Tucson, AZ ... From: eabracher@aol.com Subject: Re: [on3] math wizards
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Dunno, Eric... could they be On30 size gallons?

Bill Daniels

Tucson, AZ

--- On Mon, 9/1/08, eabracher@... <eabracher@...> wrote:
From: eabracher@... <eabracher@...>
Subject: Re: [on3] math wizards question
To: clarkwomack@..., on3@yahoogroups.com
Date: Monday, September 1, 2008, 4:58 PM

Didn't he mean to see how much on On3 size gallons?

eric

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• if my calculizer is right, 76,870 gallons. pi x r sq. x height gives cubic feet, x 7.5 gallons in a cu. ft. . Mathematicians--am I close?? gj ... From:
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if my calculizer is right, 76,870 gallons. pi x r sq. x height gives cubic
feet, x 7.5 gallons in a cu. ft. . Mathematicians--am I close?? gj
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• Close enough for 1:48! Randy ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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Close enough for 1:48!

Randy

On Sep 1, 2008, at 4:46 PM, Glenn476 wrote:

> if my calculizer is right, 76,870 gallons. pi x r sq. x height gives
> cubic
> feet, x 7.5 gallons in a cu. ft. . Mathematicians--am I close?? gj
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "michael lynch" <madmike3434@...>
> To
>
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>

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• boy was I off!! gj 8^( ---- Original Message ----- From: Jerry Lawrence To: Sent: Monday, September 01,
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boy was I off!! gj 8^( ---- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Lawrence" <jplegend@...>
To: <on3@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 10:10 AM
Subject: RE: [on3] math wizards question

> Approx 1280 gallons, by my calcs.
> -Jerry
>
>
>> [Original Message]
>> From: michael lynch <madmike3434@...>
>> To: <on3@yahoogroups.com>
>> Date: 9/1/2008 10:00:23 AM
>> Subject: [on3] math wizards question
>>
>> I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall
>> and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.
>>
>> Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank??????????
>>
>> thank you
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------
>>
>> Remember, additional On3 photos and files can now be found at:
>>
>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/On3photos
>>
>> ThanksYahoo! Groups Links
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> Remember, additional On3 photos and files can now be found at:
>
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/On3photos
>
> ThanksYahoo! Groups Links
>
>
>
• --or was I--just thinking comparisons--our tender is 6000 gal and much smaller than that. gj ... From: Jerry Lawrence To:
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--or was I--just thinking comparisons--our tender is 6000 gal and much
smaller than that. gj
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry Lawrence" <jplegend@...>
To: <on3@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 10:10 AM
Subject: RE: [on3] math wizards question

> Approx 1280 gallons, by my calcs.
> -Jerry
>
>
>> [Original Message]
>> From: michael lynch <madmike3434@...>
>> To: <on3@yahoogroups.com>
>> Date: 9/1/2008 10:00:23 AM
>> Subject: [on3] math wizards question
>>
>> I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall
>> and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.
>>
>> Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank??????????
>>
>> thank you
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------------
>>
>> Remember, additional On3 photos and files can now be found at:
>>
>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/On3photos
>>
>> ThanksYahoo! Groups Links
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> Remember, additional On3 photos and files can now be found at:
>
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/On3photos
>
> ThanksYahoo! Groups Links
>
>
>
• With the range of answers--I have referred the question to retired math teacher, Diesel fireman, and HO railroader Duane Johnson--let s see what he comes up
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With the range of answers--I have referred the question to retired math
teacher, Diesel fireman, and HO railroader Duane Johnson--let's see what he
comes up with. 8^) gj
----- Original Message -----
From: "michael lynch" <madmike3434@...>
To: <on3@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 10:00 AM
Subject: [on3] math wizards question

>I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall
> and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.
>
> Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank??????????
>
> thank you
>
>
> ------------------------------------
>
> Remember, additional On3 photos and files can now be found at:
>
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/On3photos
>
> ThanksYahoo! Groups Links
>
>
>
• I can t believe that so much bandwidth has been spent on a simple calculation, if the measurements are accurately labeled for what is to be measured. The
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I can't believe that so much bandwidth has been spent on a simple calculation, if the measurements are accurately labeled for what is to be measured. The question and been asked and answered several times, so why waste more time referring this to someone else, who probably has better things to do with his time? Can we just end this and Mike can re-read the posts and find his answer, it is there more than once.

And as the quote from your original post shows, Mike, you used the word "diameter" of thirty feet. Since we now know you meant circumference, the answer for that has also been given, so build it either way, you have the "gallonage" given to you, read the posts. John StokesBellevue, WA

To: on3@yahoogroups.comFrom: glenn476@...: Mon, 1 Sep 2008 17:12:07 -0700Subject: Re: [on3] math wizards question

With the range of answers--I have referred the question to retired math teacher, Diesel fireman, and HO railroader Duane Johnson--let's see what he comes up with. 8^) gj----- Original Message ----- From: "michael lynch" <madmike3434@...>To: <on3@yahoogroups.com>Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 10:00 AMSubject: [on3] math wizards question>I am building steel water/oil tank thats a scale 14 foot 6 inches tall> and has a scale diameter of 30 feet.>> Question is , what would the gallonage be of this tank??????????>> thank you> madmike3434>>> ------------------------------------>> Remember, additional On3 photos and files can now be found at:>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/On3photos>> ThanksYahoo! Groups Links>>>

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