Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.2 Measuring Area and Volume - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 5

Answer

The amount of fluid that a three-dimensional object can hold is called the object's capacity, measured in the metric system using a basic unit called the liter.

Work Step by Step

The amount of fluid that a three-dimensional object can hold is called the object's capacity, measured in the metric system using a basic unit called the liter. The terms volume and capacity are similar to each other, but the term volume refers to amount of space an object takes up while the term capacity refers to the amount of fluid a three-dimensional object can hold.
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