## Capacity: what can you measure at home?

19/02/2013

We are looking at litres (L) and mililitres (ml) in Maths. Can you find out the capacity of any containers at home and write them on our blog??

Holly
19/02/2013 8:19pm

This is just a gase
I think my night time water bottle is 200 ml

Holly
19/02/2013 8:28pm

My bolw can hold 100ml

Holly
19/02/2013 8:33pm

My puppy's water bolw can hold 19ml

Holly
20/02/2013 8:12am

My detangl hair spray can hold 150ml

Holly
20/02/2013 8:19am

My cup can hold just under 1/4 of a litre

Holly
20/02/2013 8:22am

My ruber cup cas can hold 100ml

Mr. Tomkins
20/02/2013 12:18pm

Well done Holly! You've been doing lots of measuring, remember you always need to be as accurate as you can be, so don't rush through things too quickly!

millie
20/02/2013 6:14pm

my dads big tea cup holds 550 ml of water

millie
20/02/2013 6:20pm

our jug holds 1L 500ML

Holly
20/02/2013 7:40pm

WOW! Millie you have a big jug

Millie
20/02/2013 7:06pm

A baked bean tin holds 400ml

Holly
20/02/2013 7:44pm

A smal jam pot 1ml

Rosie
25/02/2013 5:15pm

How did you work that out Holly?Did you measure it using spoonfulls?

C Tomkins
20/02/2013 7:46pm

That is small! That's about the same as a droplet of rain.

Holly
20/02/2013 7:51pm

A jug 82ml

Sophie
21/02/2013 4:39pm

My cake tin is 1400ml (1.4L).The plastic jug for filling the iron has a capacity of 400mls.

C Tomkins
21/02/2013 5:28pm

Good measuring Sophie!

Bethan
21/02/2013 7:20pm

one of my water bottles is 1L another is 200ml the difference is
800ml.

Nieve
23/02/2013 10:23am

A big bottle holds 1750 mrs

Sophie and Ella
23/02/2013 1:56pm

Mrs!?

C Tomkins
23/02/2013 12:58pm

1750 ml is the same as what in litres?

Ben
23/02/2013 3:26pm

The answer is 1 litre 750 ml .

Ben
23/02/2013 3:29pm

My water bottle takes 560 ml.

C Tomkins
23/02/2013 3:57pm

Well done Ben!

Alistair
24/02/2013 10:14am

One of my jugs at home holds 1L or 1000ml also,a cup holds 600ml ,also my kettle holds maximum of 1.7L or,1700ml and finally a sprinkles container holds 100ml.

C Tomkins
24/02/2013 10:31am

Good measuring skills Alistair.

Ella
24/02/2013 11:59am

My drinks bottle is 400ml (0.4L).The capacity in my cup is 275ml(0.275L).

C Tomkins
24/02/2013 12:00pm

Well done Ella. Great use of decimal point too!

Philip
24/02/2013 5:02pm

my diamond jubilee cup holds 300ml

William
24/02/2013 5:12pm

My cup holds 350ml. The differance is 650ml.

William
24/02/2013 5:20pm

My egg cup holds 30ml.This is also 0.03 liters

C Tomkins
24/02/2013 5:22pm

Good use of the decimal point.

C Tomkins
24/02/2013 5:23pm

You took the words out of my mouth William! Well done for working out the difference between your measure and one litre!

William
24/02/2013 5:24pm

My cup holds 350 ml.The differance to a litre is 650ml

C Tomkins
24/02/2013 5:24pm

Well done Philip. If you poured 3 of your cups in to a jug, how many millilitres would be in the jug?

Theo
24/02/2013 6:46pm

My mums flask holds 1L or 1000ml

C Tomkins
24/02/2013 6:47pm

Well done Theo! I'm glad you remembered 1,000ml = 1L.

Theo
24/02/2013 7:02pm

My breakfast bowl holds 700ml which = 0.7L. I would need to add 300ml to make 1L.

C Tomkins
24/02/2013 7:03pm

Good capacity skills Theo.

ari
25/02/2013 4:46pm

big wine glass 500 ml,
espreso cup 180 ml,
my mug 330 ml,
big jug 2L 500 ml,

Jamie
25/02/2013 4:47pm

My rugby water bottle holds 700ml, a souffle pot holds 160ml and the doughnut tin holds 1.4L

Rosie
25/02/2013 5:09pm

Freddie's fish tank holds 24 Litres.

C Tomkins
25/02/2013 5:26pm

Very interesting choice of container Rosie. Well done!

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