Tablespoons to Liters Converter

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1 tbsp = 0.014787 L

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How to Convert Tablespoons to Liters

To convert a measurement in tablespoons to a measurement in liters, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 0.014787 liters/tablespoon.

Since one tablespoon is equal to 0.014787 liters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

liters = tablespoons × 0.014787

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

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

What Is a Tablespoon?

A tablespoon is a unit of volume equal to three teaspoons or ½ fluid ounce.[1] One tablespoon is equal to 14.7868 milliliters, but for nutrition labeling, one tablespoon is rounded 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.

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What Is a Liter?

A liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters or 0.264172 US gallons.[3] The liter is a special name defined for the cubic decimeter and is exactly equal to the volume of one cubic decimeter (1 decimeter is 1/10 of a meter, or 10 centimeters).

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.

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Tablespoon to Liter Conversion Table

Table showing various 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

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