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# How many milliliters are in a liter?

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There are 1,000 milliliters in a liter. A liter is defined as the volume of a cube with sides that are 10 centimeters long. A liter is roughly 1.057 U.S. quarts and 0.264 of a U.S. gallon.

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The abbreviation for milliliters is ml or mL. MathisFun.com explains that 20 drops of water makes about 1 milliliter, while one teaspoon holds approximately 5 milliliters. A liter of pure water has a mass of 1 kilogram at 4 degrees Celsius. Water at both warmer and colder temperatures is less dense. Products like milk, soda and gas are often sold by the liter.

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Ten milliliters is 1/100 of a liter. In everyday operations, this is a small volume. In a standard U.S. cup, which holds 8 fluid ounces, there are 236.588 milliliters. When working with chemical compounds or on the microscopic level, 10 milliliters may be a relatively large amount.

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The first step in converting milliliters to ounces is understanding the volume conversion. Since 29.57ml equals 1 fluid ounce, convert 20 milliliters to fluid ounces by dividing 20ml by 29.57ml, which equals 0.67628 or 0.68, and multiplying the answer by 1 ounce.

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Sixty milliliters equals 2.03 fluid ounces. There are approximately 29.57 milliliters in one U.S. fluid ounce. To convert milliliters to fluid ounces, divide the number of milliliters by 29.57. The quotient is the number of fluid ounces equal to the milliliter measurement.