## Definition Of Capacity

Capacity is the amount of liquid a container can hold. In other words, capacity is the volume of a container given in terms of liquid measurement.

### Examples of Capacity

The figure shows the tub in which Susan usually stores water for the cows. The capacity of the tub could be about 5 liters.

### Video Examples:Measuring Capacity

### Solved Example on **Capacity**

**Ques: **Find the capacity of a cylinder with base radius of 5 units and height 7 units.

##### Choices:

A. 5

B. 7

C. 25

D. 549.8

Correct Answer: D

### Solution:

Step 1: Base radius = 5 and Height = 7

Step 2: Capacity of the cylinder = Its volume = πr^{2}h = π × 5^{2} × 7 = 549.8 cubic units.