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What are metric units of Volume?

Cubic meter (or metre)

Volume is length times width times height.

The volume of a teacherís desk is about one cubic metre. The volume of a box two metres high by three metres wide by four metres long is 24 cubic metres.

 

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Smaller volumes:

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A litre of water has the volume of one cubic decimetre. 

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There are 1,000 litres in a cubic metre. 

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A cubic metre of water is 1,000 litres.  

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A litre contains 1,000 cubic centimetres. 

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A teaspoon holds about five cubic centimetres (or five millilitres) of liquid, and a cubic millimetre is so small that 1,000 of them would occupy the space of a cubic centimetre.  

 

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