Convert Tablespoons of Salt to Dashes

Enter the salt volume in tablespoons below to get the value converted to dashes.

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1 tbsp = 24 dashes

How to Convert Tablespoons to Dashes

conversion scale showing tablespoons and equivalent dashes salt volume values

To convert a tablespoon measurement to a dash measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon of salt is equal to 24 dashes, so use this simple formula to convert:

dashes = tablespoons × 24

The salt volume in dashes is equal to the tablespoons multiplied by 24.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to dashes using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 × 24) = 120 dashes

Tablespoons and dashes are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Tablespoons

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

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.

Dashes

A dash is a small cooking unit that is usually used to measure seasonings and spices, including salt. One dash is vague measurement that is roughly equal to 1/8 of a teaspoon or 2 pinches.

Tablespoon to Dash Conversion Table

Tablespoon measurements converted to dashes
Tablespoons Dashes
1 tbsp 24
2 tbsp 48
3 tbsp 72
4 tbsp 96
5 tbsp 120
6 tbsp 144
7 tbsp 168
8 tbsp 192
9 tbsp 216
10 tbsp 240
11 tbsp 264
12 tbsp 288
13 tbsp 312
14 tbsp 336
15 tbsp 360
16 tbsp 384
17 tbsp 408
18 tbsp 432
19 tbsp 456
20 tbsp 480
21 tbsp 504
22 tbsp 528
23 tbsp 552
24 tbsp 576
25 tbsp 600
26 tbsp 624
27 tbsp 648
28 tbsp 672
29 tbsp 696
30 tbsp 720
31 tbsp 744
32 tbsp 768
33 tbsp 792
34 tbsp 816
35 tbsp 840
36 tbsp 864
37 tbsp 888
38 tbsp 912
39 tbsp 936
40 tbsp 960