What are the differences between volume and capacity.

Asked by sumantjha01.7spicertl | 27th May, 2020, 03:07: PM

Expert Answer:

1. Volume is defined as total amount of space acquired by an object. 
Capacity refers to an ability of an object to hold a substance like solid, liquid, gas.
 
2. Both solid and hollow objects have volume. 
Only hollow objects have capacity. 
 
3. Volume is measured in terms of cubic units such as cubic centimetre and cubic metre. 
Capacity can be measured in terms of metric units such as gallons, litres etc. 

Answered by Shiwani Sawant | 27th May, 2020, 09:01: PM