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How many mL are in 1 cc?

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There is 1 milliliter in 1 cubic centimeter. There is a 1:1 ratio between the two units of measurement, so they can be used interchangeably.

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The milliliter is a unit of volume in the metric system. It is equal to one-thousandth of a liter or about .034 fluid ounces. The cubic centimeter is also a unit of volume in the metric system. It corresponds to the volume of a cube that measures 1 centimeter by 1 centimeter by 1 centimeter.

Although the milliliter has replaced the use of cubic centimeters in several industries, the medical and automotive sectors still use cubic centimeters, particularly in the United States. In the medical field, for instance, cubic centimeters are used to measure doses of injectable medications.

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    How many CMs are in a mL?

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    1 milliliter is equivalent to 1 cubic centimeter. The ratio is equal, so it is a direct conversion. This means the number of cubic centimeters is equal to the same number of milliliters.

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    What is the difference between milliliters and cubic centimeters?

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    The milliliter is based on the liter, which is not a standard unit in the SI system, while the cubic centimeter is a derived unit from the SI standard unit of length, the meter. Both contain the same volume.

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    What is 1 milliliter equal to?

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    One milliliter is equal to one one-thousandth of a liter or 1 cubic centimeter. In U.S. measurements, a milliliter is 0.03 fluid ounces, 0.06 cubic inches or 0.2 teaspoons; in British Imperial units, a milliliter is 0.04 fluid ounces or 0.17 teaspoons. There are roughly 15 to 20 drops of a liquid in 1 milliliter.

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    How do you convert cc to oz?

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    Converting from cubic centimeters to ounces can feel intimidating at first, especially since you are dealing with a cubed number and then trying to convert it to a different unit of measurement. One cubic centimeter is equal to 1 milliliter. If you know that, then you can use the conversion factor of milliliter to ounce, where 1 milliliter is equal to .0338 ounces or 1 ounce is equal to 29.57 milliliters.

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