# How do you convert L to kL?

Apr 19, 2017

Divide L by 1000 to get kL

#### Explanation:

$k L =$ kiloLiters

kilo means $\times {10}^{3} = \times 1000$

So $1000 L = 1 k L$

Example: $5000 \cancel{L} \times \frac{1 k L}{1000 \cancel{L}} = \frac{5000 k L}{1000} = 5 k L$