# Quarts to Gallons Converter

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What are quarts and gallons?Converting quarts to gallonsOther volume convertersFAQsWith Omni's **quarts to gallons converter**, you'll not only quickly calculate between these two customary volume units but also learn how to convert quarts to gallons effortlessly in your brain.

## What are quarts and gallons?

The quarts and gallons are **traditional volume units** that are in use mostly in the United States and the United Kingdom. The abbreviation for quarts is **qt** and for gallons **gal**.

In fact, three kinds of quarts and gallons are in use:

- US liquid quart/gallon;
- US dry quart/gallon; and
- UK (imperial) imperial quart/gallon.

Their exact values differ, but all are **approximately one liter**.

## Converting quarts to gallons

Our quarts to gallons converter is based on the following equation:

In words, we can express these relationships as follows:

**One quart is a fourth**(a*quarter*, hence the name)**of a gallon**;- One gallon is made up of four quarts; and
- One quart contains two pints.

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### How do I convert 2 quarts to gallons?

**2 quarts is half of a gallon**. This is because each quart is one-fourth of a gallon, so two quarts is two-fourths, hence a half. To get this result even quicker, remember that to convert qt to gal you need to **divide the volume by 4.**

### How do I convert quarts to gallons?

To convert a volume in quarts to gallons, follow these steps:

- Write down the volume in quarts.
**Divide it by 4**.- What you've got is your volume expressed in gallons. Congrats!