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## 4th grade

### Course: 4th grade > Unit 14

Lesson 6: Converting units of volume# Metric units of volume review (L and mL)

Review the size of liters and milliliters and how to convert between the two. Then, try some practice problems.

## Metric units of volume

Volume measures capacity. For example, the volume of a bowl is the amount of space inside the bowl or how much water, for example it would take to fill the bowl.

In the metric system of measurement, the most common units of volume are milliliters and liters.

### How big is a milliliter?

A single raindrop contains about 1 milliliter of liquid:

### How big is a liter?

This bottle contains about 1 liter of liquid:

*Want to learn more about metric units of volume? Check out this video.*

*Want to try more problems like this? Check out this exercise,*

## Converting liters to milliliters

To convert start text, space, l, i, t, e, r, s, end text to start text, m, i, l, l, i, l, i, t, e, r, s, end text we multiply the number of start text, l, i, t, e, r, s, end text by start color #1fab54, 1, comma, 000, end color #1fab54.

**Example:**

## Converting milliliters to liters

To convert start text, m, i, l, l, i, l, i, t, e, r, s, end text to start text, l, i, t, e, r, s, end text we divide the number of start text, m, i, l, l, i, l, i, t, e, r, s, end text by start color #1fab54, 1, comma, 000, end color #1fab54.

**Example:**

*Want to try more problems like this? Check out these exercises:*

Convert larger units to smaller units

Converting between units

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- how many liters are there in 10.000(7 votes)
- 10,000mL = 10L

10ml = 0.01mL(25 votes)

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- United States customary units form a system of measurement units commonly used in the United States and U.S. territories since being standardized and adopted in 1832. The United States customary system developed from English units which were in use in the British Empire before the U.S. became an independent country.(17 votes)
- why is ml is smaller then l(2 votes)
- In the metric system, the prefix m stands for “milli”, which means “1/1,000 of”. So 1 ml (milliliter) is only 1/1,000 of 1 l (liter). Therefore, 1 ml is smaller than 1 l.(25 votes)

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- Pounds to Kilograms: 1 kg = 2.2 lb.

Gallons to Liters: 1 gal = 3.785 L.

Feet to Meters: 1 foot = 0.305 m.

Miles to Kilometers: 1 mi = 1.61 km.

Cups to Milliliters: 1 c = 240 mL.

Inches to Centimeters: 1 in = 2.54 cm.

Ounces to Grams: 1 oz = 28.3 g.(8 votes) - Does anyone else like SHadow The hedgehog? :3(7 votes)
- So why is mL writen with a uppercase L?

Sorry if I it says it and I looked over it. :P(3 votes)- It has an uppercase L because Liter is spelt with an uppercase L when abbriviated and milliliter has liter in it. Therefore, it is mL.(5 votes)

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