## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

4$\frac{1}{4}$ gal = qt Use a unit fraction with quarts (the unit for your answer) in the numerator, and gallon (the unit being changed) in the denominator. Because 4 quarts (qt) = 1 gallon (gal), the necessary unit fraction is $\frac{4 qt}{1 gal}$ Multiply4$\frac{1}{4}$ gal times the unit fraction. 4$\frac{1}{4}$ gal = 4$\frac{17}{4}$ gal = 4$\frac{17}{4}$* $\frac{4 qt}{1 gal}$ = 17 quarts