Review the size of liters and milliliters and how to convert between the two. Then, try some practice problems.
Metric units of volume
Volume measures capacity. For example, the volume of a bowl is the amount of space inside the bowl or how much water, for example it would take to fill the bowl.
In the metric system of measurement, the most common units of volume are milliliters and liters.
How big is a milliliter?
A single raindrop contains about milliliter of liquid:
How big is a liter?
This bottle contains about liter of liquid:
Want to learn more about metric units of volume? Check out this video.
Identify the most reasonable unit to measure the volume of a neighborhood swimming pool.
Want to try more problems like this? Check out this exercise,
Converting liters to milliliters
To convert to we multiply the number of by .
Converting milliliters to liters
To convert to we divide the number of by .
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