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Teachers' Lounge Discussion: Teaching capacity-quarts, gallons and etc.

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From: A.M. Gosnell

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2006070811:07:15
Subject: Re: Re: teaching capacity, volume

There is a slight difference between volume and capacity. Volume is the amount of space a figure occupies. Capacity is the amount an object can hold when it is filled. Volume deals more with solids and capacity deals with liquids.

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