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Do you have the capacity for CAPACITY??


1.  Name the 2 units for METRIC capacity and give their abbreviations.

2. List the units for CUSTOMARY capacity from greatest to least and give their abbreviations.

3. Which capacity units measure similar amounts in metric and customary?

Example: inch and centimeter are small units for length.

4. Name 4 facts that you should know from your gallon man. (customary capacity)

5. Make 2 questions for other groups to answer. Ex: How many quarts are in a gallon?


May 2, 2007 - Posted by | Math


  1. 1.The units are liters (l) and
    2.milliliters (mL).

    2.The units are gallons (g),
    quart (qt),
    pint (pt), and
    cups (cp).
    3.They are liters and gallons
    4.The facts are 16 cups are in 1 gallon,4 quarts in 1 gallon,2 cups in 1 pint,and 2 pints in 1 quart.
    5. How many cups are in 1 gallon? and how many pints are in 3 gallons?

    Comment by JH,JM,EM,KH | May 2, 2007 | Reply

  2. 1.The capacitv of liter is L. And of milliter is ml.
    2.The frist one is gallon,than quart,than pints,than cups.
    3.You mearure a pool with gallons and kilo grams.
    4.1 gallon =16 cups,2 pint = 1 quart,2 cups =1 pint, 4 qts=
    1 gallon.
    5.How many cups do we need to fill 2 gallons? how many pints do we need to fill 3 gallons? how many quarts do we need to fill 4 gallons?


    Comment by JM,AR,JZ | May 2, 2007 | Reply

  3. 1.The 2 metric copacity are litter (L),milliter (mL).
    2.The castamary’s are gallon (g),quart’s(QT),pint’s(pt),cup(c).
    3.The small units are milliter,cups,pints.
    4.The facts for gallon man are,there is 16 cups in a gallon,
    there are 4 quarts in a gallon,there are 8 pinst in a gallon,there are 2 pints in a quart.
    5.How many quart’s are in 5 gallon.How many cup’s are in 2 gallon’s.

    Comment by Pa,Rc,Jg | May 2, 2007 | Reply

  4. 1.The units are grams(g) and kilograms=(kg).
    2.The customary capacity gallon,quarts,pints,cups.
    3.The units are cups grams.
    4.1 gallon= 16 cups, 2 pints =1 qaurts, 2 cups = 1 pint, 4 qaurts=1 gallon .
    5.How many cups are in 7 pints?How many cups are in 2 pints?

    Comment by k.m j .w. z. s .w | May 2, 2007 | Reply

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