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Length, Mass and Capacity

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Length, Mass and Capacity

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LENGTH  The eraser is 3 cm long.                                The pencil is between 1 cm                                   and 10 cm.                                The pencil’s length is 10 cm                                - 1 cm = 9 cm.

The lengths of objects can be measured using a ruler or a tape.

The lengths and heights of objects and distances between objects can be measured in centimetres (cm) and metres (m). Longer distances are measured in kilometres.

1 m = 100cm

1000 m = 1 km

MASS (WEIGHT) The milk bottle is heavier

than the 1 kg mass. The flour packet is as heavy as the 1 kg mass. The bread is lighter than the 1 kg mass.

 ·         Mass can be measured in kilograms (kg) and grams (g). ·         1 kg is equal to 1000 g. 1 kg is more than 1 g. ·         Half a kg is 500 g.

The mass of an object is measured using a scale. There are different types of scales. Each marking on the scale stands for different masses.  CAPACITY

Volume is the amount of liquid (e.g., water Juice) in a container.

Capacity of a container is the volume of the liquid that it can hold.

Volume is measured in litres (Z) and millilitres (m\[l\]).

1 I = 1000 m\[l\].  Trending Current Affairs

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