U.S. and Metric Measurement Charts
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U.S. AND METRIC MEASUREMENT CHARTS


U.S. Measurement Equivalents


A few grains/pinch/dash, (dry) = Less than 1/8 teaspoon
A dash (liquid)  = A few drops
3 teaspoons  = 1 tablespoon
1/2 tablespoon  = 1 1/2 teaspoons
1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons
2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce
4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup
8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
8 tablespoons =  4 fluid ounces
 10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup
12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
16 tablespoons 1 cup
16 tablespoons = 8 fluid ounces
1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons
1/4 cup 4 tablespoons
1/4 cup = 2 fluid ounces
1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons
1 cup = 16 tablespoons
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups =  1 pint
2 pints = 1 quart
4 quarts (liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts (dry) = 1 peck
4 pecks (dry) = 1 bushel
1 kilogram = approximately 2 pounds
1 liter = approximately 4 cups or 1 quart


Approximate Metric Equivalents by Volume


U.S.    Metric
1/4 cup = 60 milliliters
1/2 cup = 120 milliliters
1 cup = 230 milliliters
1 1/4 cups = 300 milliliters
1 1/2 cups = 360 milliliters
2 cups = 460 milliliters
2 1/2 cups = 600 milliliters
3 cups = 700 milliliters
4 cups (1 quart) = .95 liter
1.06 quarts = 1 liter
4 quarts (1 gallon) = 3.8 liters


Approximate Metric Equivalents by Weight


U.S.   Metric
1/4 ounce = 7 grams
1/2 ounce = 14 grams
1 ounce = 28 grams
1 1/4 ounces =  35 grams
1 1/2 ounces = 40 grams
2 1/2 ounces = 70 grams
4 ounces = 112 grams
5 ounces = 140 grams
8 ounces = 228 grams
10 ounces = 280 grams
15 ounces = 425 grams
16 ounces (1 pound) = 454 grams