### Measurement of Capacity

**Tags:**Standard unit of capacity, Introducing concept of measurement for kids for IInd grade, Units of capacity, Measuring capacity for class II, Measurement of capacity for second grade, Worksheet PDF, Examples and Practice Page on Measurement of capacity for grade 2, Word problem on measurement of capacity,Liter, Milliliter.### Measurement of Capacity

__Capacity means__how much liquid a container can hold. Bigger container can hold more compared to smaller container. This means big container has larger capacity whereas smaller has lesser capacity.The

__standard unit__of measuring capacity is the liter and we write “l” in short. Smaller quantities of liquid are measured in milliliters and we write “ml” in short. Medicines, water in glass, small juice packets etc. are measured in milliliters and milk, petrol, water etc. are usually measured in liters.1000 ml makes 1l

1000ml = 1l

Or

1l =1000ml

**Word Problem**__Example 1:__A tub contains 10 l of water and another tub contains 5 l. Find the total amount of water in the two tubs.__Example 2:__A petrol pump sells 445 liters of petrol in first week and 321 liters in second week. How much petrol did it sell in 2 weeks?**Download to practice offline.**