# Capacity by yurtgc548

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```									Capacity
What is capacity?
• Capacity is the amount that something
holds
We talk about the capacity of…
•   A car boot
•   A bottle
•   A freezer
•   A watering can
•   A can of coke
•   A petrol tank
•   Can you think of any
more?
What do we use to measure
capacity?
• Metric measures-
litres, millilitres and
centilitres
• Imperial measures-
pints and gallons
Metric measures

•   How many millilitres in a litre?
•   1000 millilitres = 1 litre
•   How many centilitres in a litre?
•   100 centilitres = 1 litre
Measures

•   How many litres in 1 gallon?
•   1 gallon = 4 ½ litres
•   How many pints in 1 gallon?
•   1 gallon = 8 pints
•How many pints in 1 litre?
•1 litre = 1 ¾ pints
Capacity of everyday objects
•   How many millilitres in a can of coke?
•   330ml
•   Average washing - up liquid bottle
•   500ml
•   2 litres
Can you put these measures in
order of size, largest to smallest?
• Litre,          • Gallon
millilitre,
gallon,           • Litre
pint,
•Pint
centilitre
•Centilitre

•millilitre

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