Convert Teaspoons to Cups

Enter the salt volume in teaspoons below to get the value converted to cups.

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1 tsp = 0.020833 c
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How to Convert Teaspoons to Cups

To convert a teaspoon measurement to a cup measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio. One teaspoon is equal to 0.020833 cups, so use this simple formula to convert:

cups = teaspoons × 0.020833

The salt volume in cups is equal to the teaspoons multiplied by 0.020833.

For example, here's how to convert 5 teaspoons to cups using the formula above.
5 tsp = (5 × 0.020833) = 0.104167 c

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


A teaspoon of salt is equal to 8 dashes of salt or 1/3 of a tablespoon.

Teaspoons can be abbreviated as tsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as t, ts, or tspn. For example, 1 teaspoon can be written as 1 tsp, 1 t, 1 ts, or 1 tspn.


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

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.

Teaspoon Measurements and Equivalent Cup Conversions

Common teaspoon values converted to the equivalent cup value
Teaspoons Cups
1 tsp 0.020833 c
2 tsp 0.041667 c
3 tsp 0.0625 c
4 tsp 0.083333 c
5 tsp 0.104167 c
6 tsp 0.125 c
7 tsp 0.145833 c
8 tsp 0.166667 c
9 tsp 0.1875 c
10 tsp 0.208333 c
11 tsp 0.229167 c
12 tsp 0.25 c
13 tsp 0.270833 c
14 tsp 0.291667 c
15 tsp 0.3125 c
16 tsp 0.333333 c
17 tsp 0.354167 c
18 tsp 0.375 c
19 tsp 0.395833 c
20 tsp 0.416667 c
21 tsp 0.4375 c
22 tsp 0.458333 c
23 tsp 0.479167 c
24 tsp 0.5 c
25 tsp 0.520833 c
26 tsp 0.541667 c
27 tsp 0.5625 c
28 tsp 0.583333 c
29 tsp 0.604167 c
30 tsp 0.625 c
31 tsp 0.645833 c
32 tsp 0.666667 c
33 tsp 0.6875 c
34 tsp 0.708333 c
35 tsp 0.729167 c
36 tsp 0.75 c
37 tsp 0.770833 c
38 tsp 0.791667 c
39 tsp 0.8125 c
40 tsp 0.833333 c

More Teaspoon Salt Volume Conversions

Convert to Smidgens
1 tsp is equal to 32 smidgens
Convert to Pinches
1 tsp is equal to 16 pinches
Convert to Dashes
1 tsp is equal to 8 dashes
Convert to Tablespoons
1 tsp is equal to 0.333333 tablespoons
Convert to Grams
1 tsp is equal to 5.69 grams

Unit of Measurement Conversion Made Easy!

There are thousands of units of measure in use across the globe, and converting from one to another can be very difficult since each conversion requires a different formula to derive the result. Our unit of measurement conversion tools are meant to be dead easy. We break the mold of the typical dry and complicated experience. In addition to converting from one measurement to another, we provide the formula so you can see how the conversion is done, use it on you’re own calculator if you need to!

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Understanding the Metric System

The metric system makes it relatively easy to convert from one metric unit to another metric unit. The metric system uses a base unit, think meters or grams, and a prefix such as kilo or milli. The prefixes differ from the base units by differing powers of 10. So to convert within the metric system it’s usually a matter of multiplying or dividing by one of the powers of 10.

Here is a list of some of the common metric prefixes:

  • “kilo” – 1,000x larger
  • “hecto” – 100x larger
  • “deca” – 10x larger
  • “deci” – 10x smaller
  • “centi” – 100x smaller
  • “milli” – 1,000x smaller

There is a helpful mnemonic for remembering the prefixes: “King Henry Died Until Drinking Chocolate Milk.”
The u in Until refers to the base unit.