What is a Part in Liquid Measurement?

Parts are usually used when you need a certain mixture of liquids together so for instance instead of saying 2 quarts of water to 1 quart of bleach you could say it in parts so that someone could mix whatever amount they want to mix and know how much of each to add. In this case it is 2 parts water to one part bleach so if you made 10 gallons of water you would add 5 gallons of bleach.
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