# How do you convert milliliters to liters?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 5, 2018

Divide by

#### Explanation:

This is a case of the metric system. To convert from "milli-" to the standard unit, such as meters or liters, we divide by

One milliliter is equal to a thousandth of a liter, and one liter is equal to one thousand milliliters.

In numbers, that is: