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What instruments are used to measure volume?

Chemists use beakers, flasks, burets and pipets to measure the volume of liquids.

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In this manner, what is the tool used to measure volume?

Volumetric cylinders and volumetric flasks are used to measure volume of liquids contained in them. They are calibrated for volume included in them - this is indicated by the marking "IN". The liquid has accurate volume when it reaches the corresponding marking on the scale. Volume is usually indicated in mL.

Additionally, what instrument is used to measure the volume of an irregular object? Displacement is usually the method that is used to measure the volume of an irregularly shaped object. The object is simply submerged in a liquid and the volume of liquid that is displaced is measured. As an example imagine a 100 ml graduated cylinder with 50 ml of water in it (half filled).

Subsequently, one may also ask, what instruments are used to measure mass and volume?

In science, length may be measured with a metric ruler using SI units such as millimeters and centimeters. Scientists measure mass with a balance, such as a triple beam balance or electronic balance. In science, the volume of a liquid might be measured with a graduated cylinder.

How can you measure volume?

Units of Measure

  1. Volume = length x width x height.
  2. You only need to know one side to figure out the volume of a cube.
  3. The units of measure for volume are cubic units.
  4. Volume is in three-dimensions.
  5. You can multiply the sides in any order.
  6. Which side you call length, width, or height doesn't matter.

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