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# Is the capacity the same as amount?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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10y ago

Capacity and amount are similar, yes but capacity is how much something can hold and amount means the substance.

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10y ago

Wiki User

7y ago

Capacity is the most an object can hold while amount is what is inside an object at the given time. They both refer to similar things though.

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### Cassidy says that capacity is the same as the amountDo you agree?

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### Is the capacity the same as amount Why?

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### Cassidy says that capacity is the same as the amount do you agree?

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### Is the capicity the same as the amount?

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### Are capacity and amount the same thing and way?

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### How are capacity and volume the same?

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