Test Your Knowledge – Calculating Specific Gravity and the Equivalent Weight of a Liquid

Now that you have read the post, Calculating Specific Gravity and the Equivalent Weight of a Liquid, try working the following practice problems on your own. 

  1. The equivalent weight of a liquid is 15.6 pounds per gallon. What is its specific gravity?
  2.  The equivalent weight of a liquid is 6.5 pounds per gallon. What is its specific gravity? 
  3. You are adding a polymer to the water to help with flocculation. The specific gravity of liquid alum is 1.65. What would the liquid weigh per gallon? 
  4. You are adding a polymer to the water to help with flocculation. The specific gravity of liquid alum is 4.56. What would the liquid weigh per gallon?

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