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Measurement: Reading Capacity From a Scale

In this worksheet, students measure the amount of liquid in a container by reading a scale.

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'Measurement: Reading Capacity From a Scale' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Reading Scales

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet you must read the scale to measure the amount of liquid in the container.


Remember that there are 1000 millilitres in 1 litre.


The French for 1000 is mille.



How much liquid in millilitres is shown in this container?

Read the scale & write the answer.




There are 1000 millilitres (ml) in 1 litre, so each mark is 100 ml.

The liquid reaches the 9th mark.


There is 900 ml of liquid in this container.

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