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liter
is the derived unit for VOLUME
Use the symbol L
Liters per 100
kilometers is simply
written L/100 km
Make a note of how many liters
it takes
to fill up each time... note distance traveled... and find how many
liters it takes
to travel 100 kilometers (km)
Economy on the road means
LESS FUEL IS BETTER!

Measure Volume of gasoline or the Volume
of most any refreshing beverage. 


Volume is the amount of space in a contained
substance like water in a swimming pool measured
in liters. 
Which has
more...
750 mL (milliliters) or
1 L (liter)?


Right!
There are exactly 1000 mL
in 1 L (liter)

The capital
L
was chosen as the symbol for
the derived base unit liter.
Before recent technology came along it became further confusing to write "1l" (lower case
"el"). The "1" and "l" (el)
looked too similar as did the capital "I" (eye).
So the capital L
was chosen as the symbol for
the derived base unit liter.
That is the only exception.
See Page 11 for description.

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