Worksheet: Estimating Capacity: Customary Units

In this worksheet, we will practice how to measure and estimate capacity using customary units of capacity and how to use this skill to solve real-world problems.

Q1:

Hannah wants to measure the capacity of a bucket as accurately as she can. Should she measure its capacity to the nearest gallon, quart, pint, cup, or fluid ounce?

  • Ato the nearest quart
  • Bto the nearest pint
  • Cto the nearest cup
  • Dto the nearest fluid ounce
  • Eto the nearest gallon

Q2:

Matthew showers for 10 minutes. Has he used about 80 cups or 150 gallons of water?

Q3:

Jacob wants to know how much water he uses when he takes a 10 minutes shower. Would it be most appropriate to measure the amount of water in fluid ounces, cups, or gallons?

  • Afluid ounces
  • Bgallons
  • Ccups

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