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Measuring Capacity Worksheets

This page contains a lot of worksheets from kindergarten through grade 5. It contains estimating capacity of real life objects, comparing two quantities, reading graduated cylinder, reading jug, filling jug and calculating capacity of single item.

Estimating Capacity

Capacity of Real Life Object

Each worksheet has 8 multiple choice questions estimating capacity of real life object. Both metric and customary units included.

Estimating Capacity

Metric Units:

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U.S. Customary Units:

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Comparing Capacity

Compare the capacity of two quantities, and fill in the box with the appropriate symbol <, > or = in each problem.

Comparing Capacity

Metric Units:

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U.S. Customary Units:

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More or Less

Choose the best estimation that describes the capacity of each object.

Correct Unit of capacity Measures

Metric Units:

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U.S. Customary Units:

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Reading Graduated Cylinder

Reading Cylinder: Whole Number

Read each graduated cylinder to the nearest whole number. Scales are graduated with an increment of 1 mL, 2 mL, 5 mL, 10 mL and 100 mL.

Reading a Graduated Cylinder

25 mL:

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50 mL: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3 | Grab 'em All

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Mixed:

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Reading Cylinder: Decimals

Each capacity worksheet has 10 problems in reading graduated cylinders. Most of the answers are decimals.

Reading Cylinders - Decimals

5 mL:

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Measuring Jug

Reading Jug

Read the measuring jug with the scale graduated in 50 mL and 100 mL.

Reading Jug

1 L:

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2 L: Sheet 1 | Sheet 2 | Sheet 3 | Grab 'em All

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Filling the Jug

Each worksheet has 3 question types involving addition and subtraction. Find out how much water required (or pour out) to reach the certain reading. Both 1 Liter and 2 Liters jug included.

Jug Addition and Subtraction

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Capacity of Single Item

Metric Units

Capacity of bigger object is equal to capacity of several smaller objects. Find the capacity of each smaller object.

Capacity of Smaller Object: Metric Units

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U.S. Customary Units

Each worksheet has 5 problems finding capacity of each smaller object.

Unitary Method: Customary Units

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