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volume and capacity

highmath

Member
Sep 24, 2018
36
I want to explain to a little child (4.5 years) what the differences between
volume vs. capacity.
Can you give me some tips?
 

skeeter

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MHB Math Helper
Mar 1, 2012
639

Country Boy

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MHB Math Helper
Jan 30, 2018
368
"Volume" has a pretty standard mathematical definition, "capacity" not so much. The "volume" of, say, a battery might be very different from its "capacity".