How to Convert Tablespoons to Cups [US] (tbsp to cup)?
Conversion of tablespoons to cups is done using the conversion factor: 1 cup = 16 tablespoons. To convert a specific number, multiply the number of tablespoons by (1/16) or 0.0625 OR just divide the number of tablespoons by 16, resultant number will be in Cups. Tablespoons and Cups both are the measurements for volume, mostly used in cooking and food preparation in the countries like- USA, UK etc.. Tablespoons is used to measure small quantity while a cup is used to measure large quantity. One cup contains 16 tablespoons and that’s why, this conversion is based on the factor: 1 cup = 16 tablespoons.
Tablespoons to Cups Conversion factor:
1 cup = 16 tablespoons
1 tablespoons = 1 / 16 cups OR
1 tablespoons = 0.0625 cups.
With the help of above conversion factor, any no. of tablespoons can be converted to the no. cups.
For Example: if you have 32 tablespoons, divide 32 by 16 to get 2 cups.
Definition of Tablespoons and Cups?
A tablespoon is a Volume measurement unit in the US Customary System, generally used in cooking and food preparation. It is used to measure small amounts of liquid ingredients like- spices, syrups, and salad dressings. One tablespoon is equal to 14.8 milliliters (approx) or 0.5 fluid ounces.
A cup is a Volume measurement unit in the US Customary System, used in cooking and food preparation but used to measure larger amounts of liquid ingredients like milk, water, and juice. One cup is equal to 237 milliliters (approx.) or 8 fluid ounces. Cup is also used to measure dry ingredients like flour, sugar etc.
Tablespoons to Cups Conversion Table
|1 tablespoon||0.0625 cups||0.5 fluid ounces|
|2 tablespoons||0.125 cups||1 fluid ounce|
|3 tablespoons||0.1875 cups||1.5 fluid ounces|
|4 tablespoons||0.25 cups||2 fluid ounces|
|5 tablespoons||0.3125 cups||2.5 fluid ounces|
|6 tablespoons||0.375 cups||3 fluid ounces|
|7 tablespoons||0.4375 cups||3.5 fluid ounces|
|8 tablespoons||0.5 cups||4 fluid ounces|
|9 tablespoons||0.5625 cups||4.5 fluid ounces|
|10 tablespoons||0.625 cups||5 fluid ounces|
Tablespoons to Cups Conversion FAQ’s
How many tablespoons are in a cup?
- There are 16 tablespoons in a cup.
How many cups is 4 tablespoons?
- 4 tablespoons is equal to 0.25 cups.
How many tablespoons is in a half cup?
- There are 8 tablespoons in a half cup.