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>** Volume And Capacity** <

space it occupies. The volume of container like a

microwave oven is a measure of how much it will

hold.

Volume is measured in cubic units.

Examples: A cubic centimeter has sides that are 1

centimeter (cm). A cubic inch has sides that are 1

inch. A cubic foot has sides are 1 foot. A cubic yard

has sides that are 1 yard. A cubic meter has sides

that are 1 meter.

that can be poured into a container like water (call

Liquid volume

container can hold when it is full.

The units of capacity are gallons, quarts, pints, cups,

fluid ounces, liters, and milliliters.

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