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Common Equivalents in the US System
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Common Equivalents in the US System


1/4 teaspoon = Dash

1/2 teaspoon = 30 drops

1 teaspoon = 1/3 tablespoon or 60 drops

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon or 1/2 fluid ounce

1/2 tablespoon = 1 1/2 teaspoons

1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons or 1/2 fluid ounce

2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce

3 tablespoons = 1 1/2 fluid ounces or 1 jigger

4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup or 2 fluid ounces

5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup or 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon

8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup or 4 fluid ounces

10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup or 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons

12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces

16 tablespoons = 1 cup or 8 fluid ounces or 1/2 pint

1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons or 1 fluid ounces

1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons or 2 fluid ounces

1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon

3/8 cup = 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons

1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons or 4 fluid ounces or 1 gill

5/8 cup = 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons

3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons or 6 fluid ounces

7/8 cup = 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons

1 cup = 16 tablespoons or 1/2 pint or 8 fluid ounces

2 cups = 1 pint or 16 fluid ounces

1 pint = 2 cups or 16 fluid ounces

1 quart = 2 pints or 4 cups or 32 fluid ounces

1 gallon = 4 quarts or 8 pints or 16 cups or 128 fluid ounces

2 gallons = 1 peck

4 pecks = 1 bushel