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Liquid volume

Litres and millilitres are the two most commonly used units of liquid volume.

Unit (symbol)


litre (L) - basic unit
1L = 1000mL
millilitre (mL)
 1mL =1L ÷ 1000

Below are some examples of converting between these units.

converting between ml and L

Test yourself

Convert the following to the units indicated. Roll your mouse over the question to check your answer.


Practice activities



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