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A metric ruler measure a legth not a volume.

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Q: How are the volumes different when you use a graduated cylinder and a metric ruler?
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Metric instruments for volume?

A graduated cylinder.

What metric unit is used by graduated cylinder?


What metric units does the graduated cylinder use?

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What tools do you use when measuring capacity when using metric units?

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What is the an acceptable method to directly measure volume using the metric system?

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If the object is oddly or irregularly shaped, then it's much easier to measureits volume with the graduated cylinder than with the ruler. But the volumeis the same no matter how it's measured. If the results are not the same,then at least one and possibly both measurements were done wrong.

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