Convert Tablespoons of Salt to Cups

Enter the amount of salt in tablespoons below to get the value converted to cups.

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1 tbsp = 0.0625 c

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How to Convert Tablespoons to Cups

Professional chefs, bakers, and even home cooks will eventually need to know how to convert salt from tablespoons to cups for any variety of recipes.

To convert a measurement in tablespoons to a measurement in cups, divide the amount of salt by the following conversion ratio: 16 tablespoons/cup.

Since one cup of salt is equal to 16 tablespoons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

cups = tablespoons ÷ 16

The amount of salt in cups is equal to the amount of salt in tablespoons divided by 16.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to cups using the formula above.
cups = (5 tbsp ÷ 16) = 0.3125 c
conversion scale showing tablespoons and equivalent cups amount of salt values

Tablespoons and cups are both units used to measure the amount of salt. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Tablespoon?

A tablespoon of salt is equal to 3 teaspoons of salt or 1/16 of a cup.

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.

Learn more about tablespoons.

What Is a Cup?

A cup of salt is equal to 16 tablespoons of salt.

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.

Learn more about cups.

Tablespoon to Cup Conversion Table

Table showing various tablespoon measurements converted to cups.
Tablespoons Cups
1 tbsp 0.0625 c
2 tbsp 0.125 c
3 tbsp 0.1875 c
4 tbsp 0.25 c
5 tbsp 0.3125 c
6 tbsp 0.375 c
7 tbsp 0.4375 c
8 tbsp 0.5 c
9 tbsp 0.5625 c
10 tbsp 0.625 c
11 tbsp 0.6875 c
12 tbsp 0.75 c
13 tbsp 0.8125 c
14 tbsp 0.875 c
15 tbsp 0.9375 c
16 tbsp 1 c
17 tbsp 1.0625 c
18 tbsp 1.125 c
19 tbsp 1.1875 c
20 tbsp 1.25 c
21 tbsp 1.3125 c
22 tbsp 1.375 c
23 tbsp 1.4375 c
24 tbsp 1.5 c
25 tbsp 1.5625 c
26 tbsp 1.625 c
27 tbsp 1.6875 c
28 tbsp 1.75 c
29 tbsp 1.8125 c
30 tbsp 1.875 c
31 tbsp 1.9375 c
32 tbsp 2 c
33 tbsp 2.0625 c
34 tbsp 2.125 c
35 tbsp 2.1875 c
36 tbsp 2.25 c
37 tbsp 2.3125 c
38 tbsp 2.375 c
39 tbsp 2.4375 c
40 tbsp 2.5 c

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