For the conversion of standard unit of capacity it’s very important to know the relationship between the different units of capacity.
We know, one liter = 1000 milliliter
1000 milliliter = 1 liter
Relationship between different capacities:
1000 milliliter = 1 liter
Two 500 milliliter = 1 liter
Five 200 milliliter = 1 liter
Ten 100 milliliter = 1 liter
Twenty 50 milliliter = 1 liter
Thus, 1 liter = Two 500 milliliter = Five 200 milliliter = Ten 100 milliliter = Twenty 50 milliliter
Conversion of liter into milliliter and milliliter
into liter:
(i) To convert liter into milliliter, we write three zeroes (000) to the right of the number of liters.
As, 1 liter = 1000 milliliter, 5 liter
= 5000 milliliter
(ii) To convert milliliters into liters, we take the first 3 digits of the number from the extreme right as milliliters and the rest are written as liters.
Workedout problems conversion of standard unit of capacity:
1. Convert the following into ml:
(i) 7 liters
We know, 1 liter = 1000 milliliter
= 7 × 1000 milliliters
= 7000 milliliters
Therefore, 7 liters = 7000 milliliters
(ii) 15 liters
We know, 1 liter = 1000 milliliter
= 15 × 1000 ml
= 15000 ml
Therefore, 15 liters = 15000 milliliters
(iii) 4 l 70 ml
We know, 1 liter = 1000 milliliter
= 4 × 1000 ml + 70 ml
= 4000 ml + 70 ml
= 4070 ml
Therefore, 4 l 70 ml = 4070 milliliters
2. Express the following in liters and milliliters:
(i) 6000 ml
= 6 liters 000 milliliters
= 6 l
Therefore, 6000 ml = 6 liter
(ii) 3579 ml
= 3 l + 579 ml
= 3 l 579 ml
Therefore, 3579 ml = l 579 ml
(iii) 15437 ml
= 15 l + 437 ml
= 15 l 437 ml
Therefore, 15437 ml = 15 l 437 ml
Thus, the three digits from the right denote milliliters and remaining digits denote liters.
`● Related Concepts
From Conversion of Standard Unit of Capacity to HOME PAGE
Didn't find what you were looking for? Or want to know more information about Math Only Math. Use this Google Search to find what you need.

New! Comments
Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below. Ask a Question or Answer a Question.