# Capacity

```Capacity
…will fill you with happiness!
Volume vs. Capacity?
Volume is the amount of space
that a 3-dimensional object
takes up.
Capacity is the amount of liquid
or other pourable substance
that a container can hold.
Capacity is the amount of liquid
or other pourable substance that
a container can hold.
Customary Units vs Metric Units
Customary Units of Liquid Measure
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Customary Units of Liquid Measure
1 Gallon =
4 quarts
8 pints
16 cups
1 Quart =
2 pints
4 cups
1 liter is a little more than 1 quart
Customary Units of Liquid Measure
equal 1 gallon?
 Between 3 and 4
Customary and Metric Units of Measure
 Liquids such as water, soft drinks,
and fuel are often measured in liters
(L).
 Smaller amounts of liquids are often
measured in milliliters (mL).
 1 L = 1000 mL
Apply what you learned
 Open your math journal to page
335.
 Read the top of the page.
 What is the difference between the
measurement of a cubic centimeter
and a milliliter?
 How many cubic centimeters will
equal 1 mL?
Apply what you learned
Complete
problems 2, 3 &amp; 4
with a partner.
Think and Complete MJ 336
 a meter is used to measure distance
 a liter is used to measure liquid
capacity
 a gram is used to measure weight
Now you need to open to MJ 337
 For this assignment, you will need