The liter unit is used to express the volume of liquids in large or large quantities such as petrol, drinking water and cooking oil. The symbol for liter is \(\ell\)

The milliliter unit is used to express the volume of liquid in small or small quantities such as medicine, boxed drinks and cooking. The symbol for milliliter is \(\text{m}\ell\)

Liquid volume measuring devices

Syringe

Beaker

Measuring cup

Measuring cylinder

Example of measuring the volume of a liquid

800 \(\text{m}\ell\)

3 \(\ell\)

Volume of liquid

6.3

Isipadu cecair

The liter unit is used to express the volume of liquids in large or large quantities such as petrol, drinking water and cooking oil. The symbol for liter is \(\ell\)

The milliliter unit is used to express the volume of liquid in small or small quantities such as medicine, boxed drinks and cooking. The symbol for milliliter is \(\text{m}\ell\)