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Bottles, Boxes and Cans

Estimate the capacity of the bottles, boxes and cans in the photograph and answer questions about volume.

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How many mugs with capacities of 250 ml each can be filled from a jug containing one litre of fruit juice?

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A jug with a capacity of 750 ml is filled from a full one-litre bottle of water. How many millilitres will be left in the bottle?

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How many glasses with capacities of 20 cl each can be filled from a jug containing one litre of iced tea?

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A jug with a capacity of 35 cl is filled from a full one-litre bottle of water. How many centilitres will be left in the bottle?

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How many millilitres are in one centilitre?

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A pint is roughtly equal to 57 centilitres. How many millilitres is that?

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A tin contains 0.34 litres of sauce. How many millilitres is that?

ml Correct Wrong

A can of iced coffee contains 225 ml of liquid. What is the total amount of liquid in millilitres in a a box containing ten cans?

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A container contains 450 ml of mango juice. What is the total amount of juice (in centilitres) in half of the container?

cl Correct Wrong

A can of cola contains 325 ml of the sugary drink. What is the total amount of cola in a six-pack? Give your answer in litres.

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Level 1 - A drag and drop exercise in which the capacity labels have to be dragged onto the annotated diagram.

Level 2 - Questions about volume and capacity in everyday situations.

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1 litre = 1000 ml (millilitres)

1 litre = 100 cl (centilitres)

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