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
•   Large bottle of lemonade
•   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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