Measuring the Volume of Liquids
Liquids are fairly simple to measure, remembering that 1000
cubic centimetres equals 1 litre and 1000 litres equals 1 cubic
Here are examples of ways to measure liquids:
Barrels - Barrels can be dry barrels or fluid barrels, such
as oil and water barrels. The specific amount of volume a
barrel holds has differed over time and depending on the
Gallons - A gallon is equal to 128 ounces; four quarts;
eight pints and around 3.781 liters.
- Measuring cups - Measuring cups come in various sizes
and can be used to measure liquid or dry goods. A set of
measuring cups for dry goods usually includes a ¼ of a
cup, a ⅓ of a cup, a ½ cup and a 1-cup measure.
- Measuring spoons - Measuring spoons also come in various
sizes and can measure dry or liquid goods. A standard
set of measuring spoons generally contains a ¼ teaspoon
measure; a ½ teaspoon measure; a 1 teaspoon measure; and
a 1 tablespoon measure.
- Pints - A pint is equal to 1 milliliter, .125 gallons,
and .5 quarts.
- Quarts- A quart is equal to 946.353 milliliters, .25
gallons and four quarts