Volume to capacity conversion

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Volume to capacity conversion

Postby nowega » Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:06 am

how does this make sense ...do i have something wrong here

1m3 = 100cms3 and 1000cms3 = 1L then does 1m3 = 1000L...help
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Postby spider » Wed Jan 18, 2006 9:27 am

That's right!

One cubic meter = 1000 liters. Take a look:

1m^3 = 100 cm x 100 cm x 100 cm = 1,000,000 cm^3

1 liter = 10 cm x 10 cm x 10cm = 1000 cm^3

Finally: 1,000 liters = 1,000,000 cm^3.

And as such: 1m^3 = 1,000 liters.
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