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### Capacity

1. 1. MATH By: Ana Lucia Guzmán and Maria Mercedes Cardozo
2. 2. Volume : <ul><li>Volume  is how much three-dimensional space a substance (solid, liquid, gas, or plasma) or shape occupies or contains, [1]  often quantified numerically using the  SI derived unit , the  cubic metre . The volume of a container is generally understood to be the  capacity  of the container, i. e. the amount of fluid (gas or liquid) that the container could hold, rather than the amount of space the container itself displaces. </li></ul>
3. 3. Capacity: <ul><li>Capacity  is the ability to hold a fluid, very similar to volume . </li></ul>
4. 4. <ul><li>Capacity: </li></ul><ul><li>The measurements in capacity are: </li></ul><ul><li>CUPS </li></ul><ul><li>PINTS </li></ul><ul><li>LITTERS </li></ul><ul><li>GALLON </li></ul><ul><li>QUARTS </li></ul><ul><li>ONZES </li></ul><ul><li>TABLEPOONS </li></ul><ul><li>TEASPOONS </li></ul>
5. 5. How many make what? <ul><li>CUPS: </li></ul><ul><li>1 CUP make ½ pints. </li></ul><ul><li>2 CUPS make 1 pint </li></ul><ul><li>3 CUPS make 1 pints and 1/2 . </li></ul><ul><li>4 CUPS make 2 pints, or 1 quart. </li></ul><ul><li>8 CUPS make 4 pints, 2 quarts. </li></ul><ul><li>16 CUPS make 8 pints, 4 quarts, 1 gallon. </li></ul>
6. 6. PINTS: <ul><li>1 PINT make 2 cups. </li></ul><ul><li>2 PINTS make 4 cups, 1 quart. </li></ul><ul><li>3 PINTS make 6 cups. </li></ul><ul><li>4 PINTS make 8 cups, 2 quarts. </li></ul><ul><li>8 PINTS make 16 cups, 4 quarts, 1 gallon </li></ul>
7. 7. Quarts: <ul><li>1 QUART = 4 cups, or 2 pints. </li></ul><ul><li>2 QUARTS= 8 cups, or 4 pints. </li></ul><ul><li>4 QUARTS= 16 cups, or 8 pints, or 1 gallon. </li></ul>
8. 8. Gallon: <ul><li>1 gallon= 16 cups, 8 pints, or 4 quarts. </li></ul>