Units of Volume, Metric & Imperial
Volume is the amount of something you can fit inside a 3D object.
It is an amount can be measured with both metric and imperial units.
Units of Volume, Imperial
Imperial units of volume are:
FLUID OUNCE , CUP , PINT , GALLON
( NOTE: the units do differ slightly in the US from standard imperial units )
FLUID OUNCE
A fluid ounce isn't the same as an ounce used in measuring weight/mass.
It is a very small amount of volume, less than a shot glass.
A US fluid ounce is slightly less than an imperial fluid ounce.
CUP
An imperial cup is a measurement of volume that is the equivalent of 10 imperial fluid ounces.
A US cup is a measurement of volume that is just under 8 US fluid ounces.
PINT
An imperial pint is a unit of volume measurement made up of 2 imperial cups.
A US pint is a unit similarly made up of 2 US cups.
In the UK, some drinks are often served as imperial pints.
GALLON
8 imperial pints make up an imperial gallon.
Similarly, 8 US pints make up a US gallon.
There is also what is known as a CUBIC FOOT and CUBIC YARD.
1 CUBIC YARD = 27 CUBIC FEET
Volume, Imperial Units
The main metric volume units are:
MILLILITER , LITER
MILLILITER
A milliliter is a very small amount. It's a unit that can be seen on most measuring jugs.
LITER
1'000 milliliters is 1 liter.
Different kinds of juice and soda are often sold in 1 liter bottles in shops.
There is also what is known as a CUBIC CENTIMETER and CUBIC METER.
1 CUBIC METER = 1'000'000 CUBIC CENTIMETERS

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