Tablespoons to Liters Conversion

Enter the volume in tablespoons below to get the value converted to liters.

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1 tbsp = 0.014787 l

How to Convert Tablespoons to Liters

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

To convert a tablespoon measurement to a liter measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon is equal to 0.014787 liters, so use this simple formula to convert:

liters = tablespoons × 0.014787

The volume in liters is equal to the tablespoons multiplied by 0.014787.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to liters using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 × 0.014787) = 0.073934 l

Tablespoons and liters 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 or ½ fluid ounce.[1] One tablespoon is equal to just under 14.8 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one tablespoon is equal to 15 milliliters.[2]

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.

Liters

A liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters.[3] The liter is a special name defined for the cubic decimeter and is exactly equal to the volume of one cubic decimeter.

The liter is an SI accepted unit for volume for use with the metric system. A liter is sometimes also referred to as a litre. Liters can be abbreviated as l, and are also sometimes abbreviated as L or . For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 l, 1 L, or 1 ℓ.

Tablespoon to Liter Conversion Table

Tablespoon measurements converted to liters
Tablespoons Liters
1 tbsp 0.014787 l
2 tbsp 0.029574 l
3 tbsp 0.04436 l
4 tbsp 0.059147 l
5 tbsp 0.073934 l
6 tbsp 0.088721 l
7 tbsp 0.103507 l
8 tbsp 0.118294 l
9 tbsp 0.133081 l
10 tbsp 0.147868 l
11 tbsp 0.162654 l
12 tbsp 0.177441 l
13 tbsp 0.192228 l
14 tbsp 0.207015 l
15 tbsp 0.221801 l
16 tbsp 0.236588 l
17 tbsp 0.251375 l
18 tbsp 0.266162 l
19 tbsp 0.280949 l
20 tbsp 0.295735 l
21 tbsp 0.310522 l
22 tbsp 0.325309 l
23 tbsp 0.340096 l
24 tbsp 0.354882 l
25 tbsp 0.369669 l
26 tbsp 0.384456 l
27 tbsp 0.399243 l
28 tbsp 0.414029 l
29 tbsp 0.428816 l
30 tbsp 0.443603 l
31 tbsp 0.45839 l
32 tbsp 0.473176 l
33 tbsp 0.487963 l
34 tbsp 0.50275 l
35 tbsp 0.517537 l
36 tbsp 0.532324 l
37 tbsp 0.54711 l
38 tbsp 0.561897 l
39 tbsp 0.576684 l
40 tbsp 0.591471 l

References

  1. Merriam-Webster, tablespoon, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tablespoon
  2. 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
  3. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Units outside the SI, https://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/outside.html