**Definitions:**

**US Barrel Oil** (abbreviations: **US brl, or bbl**): is a unit of volume which is equivalent to 42 US gallons, or 35 imperial gallons, approx. 159 litres[10], as per United States.

**Liter** (abbreviations: **ltr, or lit, or l, or litre**): is an SI accepted metric system unit of volume equal to 1 cubic decimetre (dm3), 1,000 cubic centimetres (cm3) or 1/1,000 cubic metre. A cubic decimetre (or litre) occupies a volume of 10x10x10 centimetres and is thus equal to one-thousandth of a cubic metre.

## How to Convert US Barrels Oil to Liters

*Example: How many liters are equivalent to 2 US barrels oil?*

As;

1 US barrels oil = 159 liters

2 US barrels oil = Y liters

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 2 times 159 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 2 * 159 / 1 = 318 liters

Answer is: 318 liters are equivalent to 2 US barrels oil.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into ltr:*

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 29.22 us brl

( ii ) 25.19 us brl

( iii ) 16.55 us brl