Identify Metric Units for Capacity
Lesson
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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.

 
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