Convert Tablespoons to Cups

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1 tbsp = 0.0625 c
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How to Convert Tablespoons to Cups

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

To convert a tablespoon measurement to a cup measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon is equal to 0.0625 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

cups = tablespoons × 0.0625

The volume in cups is equal to the tablespoons multiplied by 0.0625.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to cups using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 × 0.0625) = 0.3125 c

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

Tablespoons

The tablespoon is a unit of volume equal to three teaspoons. One tablespoon is equal to just under 14.8 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one tablespoon is equal to 15 milliliters.

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.

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.

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.

Tablespoon Measurements and Equivalent Cup Conversions

Common tablespoon values converted to the equivalent cup value
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

More Tablespoon Volume Conversions

US Liquid
Convert to Gallons
1 tbsp is equal to 0.003906 gallons
Convert to Quarts
1 tbsp is equal to 0.015625 quarts
Convert to Pints
1 tbsp is equal to 0.03125 pints
Convert to Fluid Ounces
1 tbsp is equal to 0.5 fluid ounces
US Cooking
Convert to Teaspoons
1 tbsp is equal to 3 teaspoons
US Customary Volume
Convert to Cubic Inches
1 tbsp is equal to 0.902344 cubic inches
Convert to Cubic Feet
1 tbsp is equal to 0.000522 cubic feet
Convert to Cubic Yards
1 tbsp is equal to 1.934E-5 cubic yards
Metric Volume
Convert to Liters
1 tbsp is equal to 0.014787 liters
Convert to Milliliters
1 tbsp is equal to 14.786765 milliliters
Convert to Cubic Centimeters
1 tbsp is equal to 14.786765 cubic centimeters
Convert to Cubic Meters
1 tbsp is equal to 1.4787E-5 cubic meters