Last modified on 8 May 2011, at 21:04

Units of Measurement/Volume

Volume
Dimension L3
Usual Symbol V
Coherent units
System Unit Symbol
SI cubic metre m3
CGS cubic centimetre cm3
Imperial cubic foot ft3

SI unitsEdit

The base unit of volume in the SI system is the liter. There are 1000 liters per cubic meter, or 1 liter contains the same volume as a cube with sides of length 10cm. A cube with sides of length of 1 cm or 1 cm3 contains a volume of 1 milliliter. A liter contains the same volume as 1000 ml or 1000 cm3.

Imperial unitsEdit

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