litre  by  Ruth Odachi

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What is a litre?

It is a basic unit of volomu.

What is a decilitre?

It is a tenth of a litre

Below is a two litre packet of milk.
How many decilitre packets Will fill it?

1 litre = 10dl

:.2litres = (2*10)

              =20 

Using the above example to solve the sums below

How many decilitres are there in 5 litres?

Solve

How many decilitres are there in 2 litre?

Work out

How many decilitres  of petrol does this container hold?

Work out

How many decilitres of water does this container hold?

ANSWERS

1. 10dl

2. 50dl

3. 100dl

4. 200dl 

Below is a 1/2 a litre packet of milk. How many decilitres are these?

1 litre =10dl

:. 1/2 litrs = 1/2 * 10

                  = 5dl

 Below is a packet of milk. It holds a 1/4 litre of milk. How many decilitres are these?

1 litre = 10dl

:. 1/4litre = 1/4 * 10

                 = 2.5dl

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Use the above two examples to solve the following sums

This container holds a 1/5 litre of yogurt. How many decilitres are these?

This container holds 1/10 litre of liquid.

How many decilitres are these?

ANSWERS

1. 2dl 

2. 1dl

The pot below holds 25 decilitres of water. How many litres are these?

10dl = 1 litre

  :. 25dl = (25 /10) litres

             = 2.5 litres

Using the above example work out the following sums

The container along side contains 100 decilitres of water. How many litres are these?

The container below contains 20 decilitres of juice.

 

How many litres are these?

This cup contains 5 decilitres of tea.

 

How many litres are these?

ANSWERS

1.10 litres

2. 2 litres

3. 0.5 litres



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