## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from gallons to quarts is 4, which means that 1 gallon is equal to 4 quarts:

1 gal = 4 qt

To convert 3 gallons into quarts we have to multiply 3 by the conversion factor in order to get the volume amount from gallons to quarts. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 gal → 4 qt

3 gal → V(qt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the volume V in quarts:

V(qt) = 3 gal × 4 qt

V(qt) = 12 qt

The final result is:

3 gal → 12 qt

We conclude that 3 gallons is equivalent to 12 quarts:

3 gallons = 12 quarts

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 quart is equal to 0.083333333333333 × 3 gallons.

Another way is saying that 3 gallons is equal to 1 ÷ 0.083333333333333 quarts.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that three gallons is approximately twelve quarts:

3 gal ≅ 12 qt

An alternative is also that one quart is approximately zero point zero eight three times three gallons.

## Conversion table

### gallons to quarts chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from gallons to quarts

gallons (gal) quarts (qt)
4 gallons 16 quarts
5 gallons 20 quarts
6 gallons 24 quarts
7 gallons 28 quarts
8 gallons 32 quarts
9 gallons 36 quarts
10 gallons 40 quarts
11 gallons 44 quarts
12 gallons 48 quarts
13 gallons 52 quarts