Unit Conversion

 

Metric to U.S.

Capacity:

  • 1 milliliter = 1/5 teaspoon
  • 5 ml = 1 teaspoon
  • 15 ml = 1 tablespoon
  • 34 ml = 1 fluid oz.
  • 100 ml = 3.4 fluid oz.
  • 240 ml = 1 cup
  • 1 liter = 34 fluid oz.
  • 1 liter = 4.2 cups
  • 1 liter = 2.1 pints
  • 1 liter = 1.06 quarts
  • 1 liter = .26 gallon

Weight:

  • 1 gram = .035 ounce
  • 100 grams = 3.5 ounces
  • 500 grams = 1.10 pounds
  • 1 kilogram = 2.205 pounds
  • 1 kilogram = 35 oz.

U.S. to Metric 

Capacity:

  • 1/5 teaspoon = 1 milliliter
  • 1 teaspoon = 5 ml
  • 1 tablespoon = 15 ml
  • 1/5 cup = 50 ml
  • 1 cup = 240 ml
  • 2 cups (1 pint) = 470 ml
  • 4 cups (1 quart) = .95 liter
  • 4 quarts (1 gal.) = 3.8 liters

Weight:

  • 1 fluid oz. = 30 milliliters
  • 1 fluid oz. = 28 grams
  • 1 pound = 454 grams

Cooking Measurement Equivalents

  • 16 tablespoons = 1 cup
  • 12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup
  • 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 2/3 cup
  • 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup
  • 6 tablespoons = 3/8 cup
  • 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon = 1/3 cup
  • 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup
  • 2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup
  • 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons = 1/6 cup
  • 1 tablespoon = 1/16 cup
  • 2 cups = 1 pint
  • 2 pints = 1 quart
  • 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon
  • 48 teaspoons = 1 cup