Teaspoons to Tablespoons Conversion

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

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1 tsp = 0.333333 tbsp
1 tsp ≈ 1/3 tbsp

How to Convert Teaspoons to Tablespoons

conversion scale showing teaspoons and equivalent tablespoons volume values

To convert a teaspoon measurement to a tablespoon measurement, divide the volume by the conversion ratio. One tablespoon is equal to 3 teaspoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

tablespoons = teaspoons ÷ 3

The volume in tablespoons is equal to the teaspoons divided by 3.

For example, here's how to convert 5 teaspoons to tablespoons using the formula above.
5 tsp = (5 ÷ 3) = 1.666667 tbsp

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

Teaspoons

The teaspoon is a unit of volume equal to one-third of a tablespoon.[1] One teaspoon is equal to around 4.9 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one teaspoon is equal to exactly 5 milliliters.[2]

The teaspoon is a US customary unit of volume. 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.

Tablespoons

The tablespoon is a unit of volume equal to three teaspoons or ½ fluid ounce.[3] One tablespoon is equal to just under 14.8 milliliters, but in nutrition labelling, one tablespoon is equal to 15 milliliters.[4]

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.

Teaspoon to Tablespoon Conversion Table

Teaspoon measurements converted to tablespoons
Teaspoons Tablespoons
1 tsp 0.333333 tbsp
2 tsp 0.666667 tbsp
3 tsp 1 tbsp
4 tsp 1.3333 tbsp
5 tsp 1.6667 tbsp
6 tsp 2 tbsp
7 tsp 2.3333 tbsp
8 tsp 2.6667 tbsp
9 tsp 3 tbsp
10 tsp 3.3333 tbsp
11 tsp 3.6667 tbsp
12 tsp 4 tbsp
13 tsp 4.3333 tbsp
14 tsp 4.6667 tbsp
15 tsp 5 tbsp
16 tsp 5.3333 tbsp
17 tsp 5.6667 tbsp
18 tsp 6 tbsp
19 tsp 6.3333 tbsp
20 tsp 6.6667 tbsp
21 tsp 7 tbsp
22 tsp 7.3333 tbsp
23 tsp 7.6667 tbsp
24 tsp 8 tbsp
25 tsp 8.3333 tbsp
26 tsp 8.6667 tbsp
27 tsp 9 tbsp
28 tsp 9.3333 tbsp
29 tsp 9.6667 tbsp
30 tsp 10 tbsp
31 tsp 10.33 tbsp
32 tsp 10.67 tbsp
33 tsp 11 tbsp
34 tsp 11.33 tbsp
35 tsp 11.67 tbsp
36 tsp 12 tbsp
37 tsp 12.33 tbsp
38 tsp 12.67 tbsp
39 tsp 13 tbsp
40 tsp 13.33 tbsp

References

  1. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Cooking Conversion Guide, https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/17165/file/P-01775.pdf
  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. Merriam-Webster, tablespoon, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tablespoon
  4. 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