 # 8.11 Order and compare capacity

Lesson

Remembering how to order numbers can help us in this lesson. Let's try this problem to practice.

Order these numbers from smallest to largest.

1. $92,22,29$92,22,29

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2. $516,156,561$516,156,561

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## Learn

This video looks at how to order objects using capacity.

### Apply

We want to order these three cups from largest capacity to smallest capacity.

Cup $1$1 Cup $2$2 Cup $3$3   Capacity $=$= $337$337 mL Capacity $=$= $630$630 mL Capacity $=$= $136$136 mL
1. Which of these cups has the largest capacity?

Cup $1$1

A

Cup $2$2

B

Cup $3$3

C

Cup $1$1

A

Cup $2$2

B

Cup $3$3

C
2. Which of these cups has the second largest capacity?

Cup $3$3

A

Cup $1$1

B

Cup $2$2

C

Cup $3$3

A

Cup $1$1

B

Cup $2$2

C
3. Which of these cups has the smallest capacity?

Cup $3$3

A

Cup $1$1

B

Cup $2$2

C

Cup $3$3

A

Cup $1$1

B

Cup $2$2

C

Remember!

The capacity of an object is how much it can hold.

To put objects into order you must compare them first.

### Outcomes

#### VCMMG165

Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths, masses, capacities and temperatures