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# Addition and Subtraction in Capacity

Measurements :Addition and Subtraction of Capacity

Example

i. Add 6 l 700 ml and 12 l 800 ml. 700ml + 800ml = 1500ml

1500 ml = 1 l 500 ml

Subtraction

Examples

Find the difference

i. 15 l 500 ml − 6 l 300 ml Difference = 9 l 1200 ml

ii. 36 l 400ml − 12 l 550 ml 36 l 400 ml – 12 l 550 ml = 23 l 850 ml

Try this

1. 4 l 300ml + 6 l 700 ml = 11 l 000 ml

2. 7 l 250ml + 2 l 300 ml = 9 l 550 ml

3. 5 l 500ml − 4 l 450ml = 1 l 050 ml

4. 46 l 300ml − 12 l 550ml = 33 l 750 ml

Example

Look at the amount of milk bought for three days to make sweets in a bakery. Find the total amount of milk bought for three days? Solution:

Amount of milk bought on Monday = 7 l 300 ml

Amount of milk bought on Tuesday = 15 l 350 ml

Amount of milk bought on Wednesday = 16 l 200 ml

Total amount of milk bought = 38 l 850 ml Total amount of milk bought on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday  = 38 l 850 ml

DO IT YOURSELF: Find the total amount of milk bought in seven days.

Example

A tin contains 10 l 500 ml of coconut oil out of this 7 l 250 ml oil was used. What is the remaining quantity of coconut oil?

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