bee

+

-

+

You have won more experience
Start session

Participate in Coopernia

matematicas

Aulaland / Educational Posts / Matemáticas

Measuring weight and capacity

Weight and Capacity are units of measurement, the main unit of measurements of weight is the gram and the main unit of measurement of capacity is the litre. We must remember that any amount can be measured with different units.

Related resources

Enter to this learning environment and win!

350 Aulicredits
Pin coleccionable
medal watch movie
Developing the concept
Weight and Capacity are units of measurement, in this post you will learn to compare continuous quantities of weight and capacity using conventional and unconventional units.

Weight and Capacity

Weight and capacity are units of measurement, we measure to compare. The main unit of measurements of weight is the gram and the main unit of measurement of capacity is the litre. We must remember that any amount can be measured with different units.
Video
Tips


  • In most metric systems the main power unit is the litre.


  • There are two-litre, half-litre and three-quarter litre bottles.

  • The multiples are a decilitre which is 10 litres, the hectolitre is equivalent to 100 litres and the kilolitre is equal to 1000 litres.
  • The litre submultiples are decilitre is one tenth of a litre, equal to centilitre hundredth millilitre and equivalent to one thousandth of a litre.


  • The unit of weight is a gram.

  • The multiples are a decagram which is equal to 10 grams, the Hg, equivalent to 100 grams per kilogram is equal to 1000 grams.


  • The gram submultiples are decigram, centigram and milligram.
Curiosities
The adult human lungs have enough space for three litres of air.
Measurements of liquids derived from vessels that initially were only used as containers and over time became a unit so this became the main pitcher. 
Gallery
  • unidades-medida

    Weight and Capacity

  • antigua-grecia

    Weight and Capacity

  • elementos-medida

    Weight and Capacity

What Other units of measurement do you know?

Comentar

All the comments

See more comments

We are reconnecting
This space…

Return in a few minutes so you can continue enjoying it.