Comparing millilitres and litres using fractions

Comparing millilitres and litres using fractions

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will compare millilitres and litres and use this knowledge to solve word problems involving fractions of amounts.


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3 Questions

A restaurant used 12 L last week and 10 litres this week. How many litres of milk did they use altogether?
12 L
2 L
Correct answer: 22 L
John had 15 L of orange juice for a party. His friends drank 12 L. How much was left?
12 L
27 L
Correct answer: 3 L
Sally had 22 L of water in her shop. Jack had 17 L in his shop. How much more water did Sally have than Jack?
17 L
39 L
Correct answer: 5 L

4 Questions

How many millilitres are there in 5 Litres?
50 ml
500 ml
Correct answer: 5000 ml
If 1/2 a litre is equal to 500 ml, how many millilitres are there in 1/4 of a litre?
100 ml
200 ml
Correct answer: 250 ml
If one bucket holds 3 litres. How many litres will two buckets hold?
3 1/2 L
Correct answer: 6 L
9 L
There are three 100 ml cartons of juice. How much juice is there altogether?
3 ml
30 ml
Correct answer: 300 ml

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UnitMaths / Measures: Capacity and volume