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WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

Liquid measure equivalents

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon (15 ml)

2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce (30 ml)

4 tablespoons = ¼ cup (60 ml)

5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = ⅓ (80 ml)

8 tablespoons = ½ cup or 4 fluid ounces (120 ml)

10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = ⅔ cup (160 ml)

12 tablespoons = ¾ cup (180 ml)

16 tablespoons = 1 cup or 8 fluid ounces (240 ml)

¼ cup + 2 tablespoons = ⅜ cup (90 ml)

½ cup + 2 tablespoons = ⅝ cup (150 ml)

¾ cup + 2 tablespoons = ⅞ cup (210 ml)

2 cups = 16 fluid ounces or 1 pint (470 ml)

4 cups = 2 pints or 1 quart (950 ml)

1 quart = .946 liters (950 ml)

1 liter = 1.06 quarts

4 quarts = 1 gallon (3.8 liters)

Dry measure equivalents

2 pints = 1 quart

Weights or avoirdupois equivalents

16 ounces = 1 pound (455 g)

2.2 pounds = 1 kilo

 

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