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Practice 1. Which customary unit of capacity would be best for measuring the capacity of a washing machine? a. cup b. fluid ounce c.. gallon d.. pint 2. Which has a greater total capacity – a glass that holds 2 cups of liquid or a glass that holds 12 fluid ounces of liquid? Show work to solve. 3. Which capacity is most reasonable for a bucket of water? 5 mL 50 mL 5 L 500 L

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Practice 4. If you put two 1-pint containers of milk together, how much milk do you have? 5. Andy unscrews the cap from his water bottle. If he wants to measure the capacity of the water bottle, which of these units would be best? a. Gallon b. liter c milliliter d. quart 6. Nana wants to use a pint container to serve one cup of milk to each of her three grandchildren. Does she have enough milk? Explain your answer.

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Practice 7. Mary’s mother asked her to buy 3 gallons of milk at the supermarket. The supermarket only has quart containers of milk. How many quart containers of milk does Mary need to buy? 8. Which of these describes the greatest total capacity? a. 9 pints b. 8 cups c. 4 quarts d. 1 gallon 9. Is 32 fluid ounces of milk equal to 3 cups of milk? Explain

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Practice 10. How many cups are equal to 36 fluid ounces? gal. = _____ quarts 12. is filling a 5 gallon aquarium with a container that holds about 2 cups. What is the best estimate of how many times she will fill her container? 13.Angie takes a thermos with juice every day to school. It holds 14 fluid ounces of juice. To find out how many cups of juice she takes, would you multiply or divide? 14.Chuck is making pancakes for breakfast. He uses one-fourth of a cup of oil from a 64 ounce bottle. How many fluid ounces of oil are left in the bottle? How many cups are left in the bottle?

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