The
metric system
is another system of measurement used to describe an object's
capacity. In this system all measurements of volume are based on
the number 10.
Capacity
is the amount a container can
hold.
Metric Units of
Capacity
MEASUREMENT 
TOOL 
capacity 
liter/
milliliter 
UNITS 
Liter

L 
1 
Half a large bottle
of soda 

Milliliter 
mL 
1/1,000 
Half an
eyedropper 


Let's take a look
at metric units of capacity.
Capacity is
measured in units of liters and milliliters. 

A
milliliter of vitamin 

A 1
liter of water 

A
2 liter of soda 

Let's
practice
determining metric units of capacity.
