Worksheet on Subtraction of Capacity

Practice the third grade math worksheet on subtraction of capacity. This sheet provides different types of questions where you need to arrange the values of capacity under different columns to find their difference; subtracting capacity with conversion; subtracting capacity without conversion and word problems on subtraction of capacity.

1. Subtract the following with conversion:

(i) 9 l, 300 ml from 9 l, 850 ml

(ii) 5 l, 570 ml from 12 l, 925 ml

(iii) 7 l, 700 ml from 11 l, 300 ml

(iv) 975 ml, from 1 l, 370 ml

(v) 825 ml from 1 l

(vi) 8 l, 300 ml from 15 l, 250 ml

(vii) 12 l, from 15 l, 925 ml

2. Subtract the following without conversion:

(i) 9 l 800 ml - 3 l 500 ml

(ii) 11 l 250 ml - 9 l 460 ml

(iii) 11 l 25 ml - 5 l 375 ml

(iv) 6 l 8 ml - 2 l 200 ml

(v) 22 l 800 ml - 14 l 000 ml

(vi) 25 l 750 ml - 15 l 860 ml

(vii) 18 l 362 ml - 17 l 850 ml

(viii) 15 l 600 ml - 7 l 800 ml

(ix) 13 l 650 ml - 7 l 853 ml

(x) 10 l 000 ml - 4 l 372 ml

(xi) 21 l 310 ml - 17 l 625 ml

(xii) 18 l 527 ml - 8 l 939 ml

Word problems on subtraction of capacity:

3. A shopkeeper purchased 15 litre of spirit. He sold 6 l 350 ml of it. How much spirit is with him now?

4. Mary purchased 15 l 500 ml of pineapple juice from the market. She consumed 10 l 750 ml of it in a week. How much juice is left with her now?

5. John purchased 30 litres of petrol for his car in the morning. In the evening he found only 10 l 500 ml petrol left in the car. How much petrol was consumed during the day?

6. A shopkeeper had a stock of 350 litres of kerosene oil. He sold 115 litres of it. How much oil dose he have in stock now?

7. The capacity of a tank is 900 litres of water. It contains 735 litre of water. How much more water can be poured in it to fill it?

Answers for the worksheet on subtraction of capacity are given below to check the exact answers of the above questions to find the difference arranging the values of capacity and volume.

1. (i) 550 ml

(ii) 7 l 355 ml

(iii) 3 l 600 ml

(iv)  395 ml

(v)  175 ml

(vi) 6 l 950 ml

(vii) 3 l 925 ml

2. (i) 6 l 300 ml

(ii) 1 l 790 ml

(iii) 5 l 650 ml

(iv) 3 l 808 ml

(v) 8 l 800 ml

(vi) 9 l 890 ml

(vii) 512 ml

(viii) 7 l 800 ml

(ix) 5 l 797 ml

(x) 5 l 628 ml

(xi) 3 l 685 ml

(xii) 9 l 588 ml

3. 8 l 650 ml

4. 4 l 750 ml

5. 19 l 500 ml

6. 235 liters

7. 165 liters