Cups to Quarts Conversion

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1 c = 0.25 qt
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How to Convert Cups to Quarts

conversion scale showing cups and equivalent quarts volume values

To convert a cup measurement to a quart measurement, divide the volume by the conversion ratio. One quart is equal to 4 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

quarts = cups ÷ 4

The volume in quarts is equal to the cups divided by 4.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cups to quarts using the formula above.
5 c = (5 ÷ 4) = 1.25 qt

Cups and quarts are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Cups

The cup is a unit of volume equal to 16 tablespoons or 8 fluid ounces. The cup should not be confused with the metric cup or the teacup, which are different units of volume. One cup is equal to just under 236.6 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one cup is equal to 240 milliliters.[1]

The cup is a US customary unit of volume. Cups can be abbreviated as c, and are also sometimes abbreviated as C. For example, 1 cup can be written as 1 c or 1 C.

Quarts

The US liquid quart is a unit of fluid volume equal to one fourth of a gallon, two pints, or four cups. The liquid quart should not be confused with the dry quart (US) or the imperial quart, which are different units.

The quart is a US customary unit of volume. Quarts can be abbreviated as qt, for example 1 quart can be written as 1 qt.

Cup to Quart Conversion Table

Cup measurements converted to quarts
Cups Quarts
1 c 0.25 qt
2 c 0.5 qt
3 c 0.75 qt
4 c 1 qt
5 c 1.25 qt
6 c 1.5 qt
7 c 1.75 qt
8 c 2 qt
9 c 2.25 qt
10 c 2.5 qt
11 c 2.75 qt
12 c 3 qt
13 c 3.25 qt
14 c 3.5 qt
15 c 3.75 qt
16 c 4 qt
17 c 4.25 qt
18 c 4.5 qt
19 c 4.75 qt
20 c 5 qt
21 c 5.25 qt
22 c 5.5 qt
23 c 5.75 qt
24 c 6 qt
25 c 6.25 qt
26 c 6.5 qt
27 c 6.75 qt
28 c 7 qt
29 c 7.25 qt
30 c 7.5 qt
31 c 7.75 qt
32 c 8 qt
33 c 8.25 qt
34 c 8.5 qt
35 c 8.75 qt
36 c 9 qt
37 c 9.25 qt
38 c 9.5 qt
39 c 9.75 qt
40 c 10 qt

References

  1. U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Guidelines for Determining Metric Equivalents of Household Measures, https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/guidance-industry-guidelines-determining-metric-equivalents-household-measures