Gallons to Tablespoons Conversion

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1 gal = 256 tbsp

How to Convert Gallons to Tablespoons

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a gallon measurement to a tablespoon measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One gallon is equal to 256 tablespoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = gallons × 256

The volume in tablespoons is equal to the gallons multiplied by 256.

For example, here's how to convert 5 gallons to tablespoons using the formula above.
5 gal = (5 × 256) = 1,280 tbsp

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

Gallons

The US liquid gallon is a unit of fluid volume equal to four quarts, eight pints, or sixteen cups.[1] The US liquid gallon should not be confused with the US dry gallon or the imperial gallon, which are different units of measure.

The gallon is a US customary unit of volume. Gallons can be abbreviated as gal, for example 1 gallon can be written as 1 gal.

Tablespoons

The tablespoon is a unit of volume equal to three teaspoons or ½ fluid ounce.[2] One tablespoon is equal to just under 14.8 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one tablespoon is equal to 15 milliliters.[3]

The tablespoon is a US customary unit of volume. Tablespoons can be abbreviated as tbsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as T, Tbls, or Tb. For example, 1 tablespoon can be written as 1 tbsp, 1 T, 1 Tbls, or 1 Tb.

Gallon to Tablespoon Conversion Table

Gallon measurements converted to tablespoons
Gallons Tablespoons
1 gal 256 tbsp
2 gal 512 tbsp
3 gal 768 tbsp
4 gal 1,024 tbsp
5 gal 1,280 tbsp
6 gal 1,536 tbsp
7 gal 1,792 tbsp
8 gal 2,048 tbsp
9 gal 2,304 tbsp
10 gal 2,560 tbsp
11 gal 2,816 tbsp
12 gal 3,072 tbsp
13 gal 3,328 tbsp
14 gal 3,584 tbsp
15 gal 3,840 tbsp
16 gal 4,096 tbsp
17 gal 4,352 tbsp
18 gal 4,608 tbsp
19 gal 4,864 tbsp
20 gal 5,120 tbsp
21 gal 5,376 tbsp
22 gal 5,632 tbsp
23 gal 5,888 tbsp
24 gal 6,144 tbsp
25 gal 6,400 tbsp
26 gal 6,656 tbsp
27 gal 6,912 tbsp
28 gal 7,168 tbsp
29 gal 7,424 tbsp
30 gal 7,680 tbsp
31 gal 7,936 tbsp
32 gal 8,192 tbsp
33 gal 8,448 tbsp
34 gal 8,704 tbsp
35 gal 8,960 tbsp
36 gal 9,216 tbsp
37 gal 9,472 tbsp
38 gal 9,728 tbsp
39 gal 9,984 tbsp
40 gal 10,240 tbsp

References

  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf
  2. Merriam-Webster, tablespoon, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tablespoon
  3. 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