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Summary
The volume of a shape tells you how much space it takes up. You can measure the volume by counting squares or using a formula. Liquids also take up volume. Objects such as containers and jugs have a capacity.
Volume is the measurement of how much space a 3D shape takes up. It can be measured in different units such $mm^3, cm^3$ and $m^3$.
Cubes with a given length can be used to work out volume.
Find the volume of the cuboid, by counting the cubes.
$1 \ cube =1cm^3$  
Firstly, count the number of cubes in the cuboid.
The cuboid is made up of $12$ cubes.
Since each cube is $1cm^3$ multiply this by $12$ to find the total volume.
The volume of the cuboid is $\underline{12cm^3}$.
The volume of a cuboid can be found using the following formula:
$V=l \times w \times h$ 

Find the volume of the cuboid using the formula.
$height = 3cm, \ width = 2cm, \ length = 5cm$
Substitute the values for height, width and length in to the formula.
$\begin{aligned}Volume &= l \times w \times h \\Volume &= 5 \times 2 \times 3 \\Volume &= \underline{30cm^3}\end{aligned}$
Liquids also have a volume which takes up space in a given vessel, such as a jug. The jug's capacity is the maximum volume of liquid it may hold.
Determine the capacity of the jug.
The jug is filled up to $1300ml$. However, the maximum capacity of the jug is $1500ml$.
The capacity of the jug is $\underline{1500ml}$.
FAQs
Question: What is capacity?
Answer: Capacity is the maximum volume of liquid a vessel may hold.
Question: What units is volume measured in?
Answer: Volume can be measured in different units such millimetres cubed, centimetres cubed and metres cubed.
Question: What is volume?
Answer: Volume is the measurement of how much space a 3D shape takes up.
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