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# Weights, Measurements and Temperatures US and Metric Conversions

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### Weights, Measurements and Temperatures US and Metric Conversions

1. 1. Weights, Measurements and Temperatures US and Metric Conversions Brought to you by; Gloucester County, Virginia Links and News http://www.GloucesterCounty-VA.com Weights, Measurements, and TemperaturesIf you need to know how many teaspoons there are in a tablespoon, how many cups there are in agallon, or convert metric to U.S. standard or vice versa, youve come to the right place.For precise measurement equivalents of vague, atypical cooking designations, visit our page ofmeasurements.
2. 2. Common measurements and equivalents 1/2 teaspoon = approximately 30-50 drops* 1 teaspoon = 1/3 tablespoon or approx. 60-100 drops 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon 1/2 tablespoon = 11/2 teaspoons 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons or 1/2 fluid ounce 2 tablespoons = 1/8 cup or 1 fluid ounce 3 tablespoons = 1 1/2 fluid ounce or 1 jigger 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup or 2 fluid ounces 5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup or 5 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup or 4 fluid ounces 10 2/3 tablespoons = 2/3 cup or 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons 12 tablespoons = 3/4 cup or 6 fluid ounces 16 tablespoons = 1 cup or 8 fluid ounces or 1/2 pint 1/8 cup = 2 tablespoons or 1 fluid ounce 1/4 cup = 4 tablespoons or 2 fluid ounce 1/3 cup = 5 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon 1/2 cup = 8 tablespoons or 4 fluid ounces 2/3 cup = 10 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons 5/8 cup = 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons 3/4 cup = 12 tablespoons or 6 fluid ounces 7/8 cup = 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons 1 cup = 16 tablespoons or 1/2 pint or 8 fluid ounces 2 cups = 32 tablespoons or 16 fluid ounces 1 pint = 2 cups or 16 fluid ounces 1 quart = 2 pints or 4 cups or 32 fluid ounces 1 gallon = 4 quarts or 8 pints or 16 cups or 128 fluid ounces* NOTE: Older reference books usually report 40 drops equals 1/2 teaspoon, with newer onesreporting everything from 30-50 drops.
3. 3. Approximate metric equivalents 1/4 teaspoon = 1.23 milliliters 1/2 teaspoon = 2.46 milliliters 3/4 teaspoon = 3.7 milliliters 1 teaspoon = 4.93 milliliters 1 1/4 teaspoons = 6.16 milliliters 1 1/2 teaspoons = 7.39 milliliters 13/4 teaspoons = 8.63 milliliters 2 teaspoons = 9.86 milliliters 1 tablespoon = 14.79 milliliters 2 tablespoons = 29.58 milliliters 1/4 cup = 59.16 milliliters 1/2 cup = 118.3 milliliters 1 cup = 236.59 milliliters 2 cups or 1 pint = 473.18 milliliters 3 cups = 709.77 milliliters 4 cups or 1 quart = 946.36 milliliters4 quarts or 1 gallon = 3.785 liters Converting to MetricWhen This Is Multiply It To Get Known By teaspoons 4.93 milliliters tablespoons 14.79 millilitersfluid ounces 29.57 milliliters cups 236.59 milliliters cups 0.236 liters
4. 4. pints 473.18 milliliters pints 0.473 liters quarts 946.36 milliliters quarts 0.946 liters gallons 3.785 liters ounces 28.35 grams pounds 0.454 kilograms inches 2.54 centimeters subtract 32, multiply by 5 Celsius Fahrenheit and divide by (Centigrade) 9 Converting from MetricWhen This Is Known Divide It By To Get milliliters 4.93 teaspoons milliliters 14.79 tablespoons milliliters 29.57 fluid ounces milliliters 236.59 cups liters 0.236 cups milliliters 473.18 pints liters 0.473 pints milliliters 946.36 quarts liters 0.946 quarts liters 3.785 gallons grams 28.35 ounces kilograms 0.454 pounds centimeters 2.54 inches
5. 5. multiply by 9 Celsius (Centigrade) divide by 5 Fahrenheit and add 32 Lengths of Measurement1 cables length 120 fathoms 720 feet 219.456 meters1 centimeter 0.3937 inch1 chain (Gunters or surveyors) 66 feet 20.1168 meters1 decimeter 3.937 inches1 dekameter 32.808 feet1 fathom 6 feet 1.8288 meters1 foot 0.3048 meter1 furlong 10 chains (surveyors) 660 feet 220 yards 1/8 statute mile 201.168 meters1 inch 2.54 centimeters1 kilometer 0.621 mile1 league (land) 3 statute miles 4.828 kilometers1 link (Gunters or surveyors) 7.92 inches 0.201 168 meter1 meter 39.37 inches 1.094 yards1 micrometer 0.001 millimeter 0.000 039 37 inch1 mil 0.001 inch 0.025 4 millimeter
6. 6. 1 mile (statute or land) 5,280 feet 1.609 kilometers 1 mile (nautical international) 1.852 kilometers 1.151 statute miles 0.999 U.S. nautical miles 1 millimeter 0.03937 inch 1 nanometer 0.001 micrometer or 0.000 000 039 37 inch 1 point (typography) 0.013 837 inch 1/72 inch (approximately) 0.351 millimeter 1 rod, pole, or perch 161/2 feet 5.0292 meters 1 yard 0.9144 meter Areas or Surfaces1 acre 43,560 square feet 4,840 square yards 0.405 hectare1 hectare 2.471 acres1 square centimeter 0.155 square inch1 square decimeter 15.5 square inches1 square foot 929.030 square centimeters1 square inch 6.4516 square centimeters1 square kilometer 0.386 square mile 247.105 acres1 square meter 1.196 square yards 10.764 square feet1 square mile 258.999 hectares1 square millimeter 0.002 square inch1 square rod, square pole or square 25.293 square metersperch
7. 7. 1 square yard 0.836 square meters Capacities or Volumes1 barrel, liquid 31 to 42 gallons1 barrel, standard for fruits, vegetables, and 7,056 cubic inchesother dry commodities, except cranberries 105 dry quarts 3.281 bushels, struck measure1 barrel, standard, cranberry 5,826 cubic inches 2.709 bushels, struck measure1 bushel (U.S.) struck measure 2,150.42 cubic inches 35.238 liters1 bushel, heaped (U.S.) 2,747.715 cubic inches 1.278 bushels, struck measure1 cord (firewood) 128 cubic feet1 cubic centimeter 0.061 cubic inch1 cubic decimeter 61.024 cubic inches1 cubic foot 7.481 gallons 28.316 cubic decimeters1 cubic inch 0.554 fluid ounce 4.433 fluid drams 16.387 cubic centimeters1 cubic meter 1.308 cubic yards1 cubic yard 0.765 cubic meter1 cup, measuring 8 fluid ounces 1/2 liquid pint1 dram, fluid or liquid (U.S.) 1/8fluid ounces 0.226 cubic inch 3.697 milliliters 1.041 British fluid
8. 8. drachms1 dekaliter 2.642 gallons 1.135 pecks1 gallon (U.S.) 231 cubic inches 3.785 liters 0.833 British gallon 128 U.S. fluid ounces1 gallon (British Imperial) 277.42 cubic inches 1.201 U.S. gallons 4.546 liters 160 British fluid ounces1 gill 7.219 cubic inches 4 fluid ounces 0.118 liter1 hectoliter 26.418 gallons 2.838 bushels1 liter 1.057 liquid quarts 0.908 dry quart 61.024 cubic inches1 milliliter 0.271 fluid dram 16.231 minims 0.061 cubic inch1 ounce, fluid or liquid (U.S.) 1.805 cubic inch 29.574 milliliters 1.041 British fluid ounces1 peck 8.810 liters1 pint, dry 33.600 cubic inches 0.551 liter1 pint, liquid 28.875 cubic inches 0.473 liter1 quart, dry (U.S.) 67.201 cubic inches 1.101 liters 0.969 British quart1 quart, liquid (U.S.) 57.75 cubic inches 0.946 liter 0.833 British quart
9. 9. 1 quart (British) 69.354 cubic inches 1.032 U.S. dry quarts 1.201 U.S. liquid quarts1 tablespoon, measuring 3 teaspoons 4 fluid drams 1/2 fluid ounce1 teaspoon, measuring 1/3 tablespoon 11/3 fluid drams1 assay ton 29.167 grams1 carat 200 milligrams 3.086 grains1 dram, apothecaries 60 grains 3.888 grams1 dram, avoirdupois 27 11/32 (=27.344) grains 1.772 grams1 grain 64.798 91 milligrams1 gram 15.432 grains 0.035 avoirdupois ounce1 hundredweight, gross or long 112 pounds 50.802 kilograms1 hundredweight, net or short 100 pounds 45.359 kilograms1 kilogram 2.205 pounds1 microgram (µg—the Greek letter mu in 0.000 001 gramcombination with the letter g)1 milligram 0.015 grain1 ounce, avoirdupois 437.5 grains 0.911 troy or apothecaries ounce 28.350 grams1 ounce, troy or apothecaries 480 grains 1.097 avoirdupois ounces 31.103 grams
10. 10. 1 pennyweight 1.555 grams 1 point 0.01 carat 2 milligrams 1 pound, avoirdupois 7,000 grains 1.215 troy or apothecaries pounds 453.592 37 grams 1 pound, troy or apothecaries 5,760 grains 0.823 avoirdupois pound 373.242 grams 1 ton, gross or long 2,240 pounds 1.12 net tons 1.016 metric tons 1 ton, metric 2,204.623 pounds 0.984 gross ton 1.102 net tons 1 ton, net or short 2,000 pounds 0.893 gross ton 0.907 metric ton Temperature Conversion Between Celsius and FahrenheitVisit our wind chill charts for an extensive look at wind chill temperatures. Visit heat index charts forboth Fahrenheit heat index charts and the Humidex Table (a Celsius heat index). °Celsius = (°Fahrenheit - 32) ÷ 1.8 °Fahrenheit = (°Celsius x 1.8) + 32 Condition Fahrenheit Celsius Boiling point of water 212° 100° A very hot day 104° 40° Normal body temperature 98.6° 37° A very warm day 86° 30° A mild day 68° 20° A cool day 50° 10° Freezing point of water 32° 0°
11. 11. Temperature Conversion Celsius Fahrenheit Celsius Fahrenheit Celsius Fahrenheit 0 32.0 21 69.8 42 107.6 1 33.8 22 71.6 43 109.4 2 35.6 23 73.4 44 111.2 3 37.4 24 75.2 45 113.0 4 39.2 25 77.0 46 114.8 5 41.0 26 78.8 47 116.6 6 42.8 27 80.6 48 118.4 7 44.6 28 82.4 49 120.2 8 46.4 29 84.2 50 122.0 9 48.2 30 86.0 55 123.8 10 50.0 33 87.8 52 125.6 11 51.8 32 89.6 53 127.4 12 53.6 33 91.4 54 129.2 13 55.4 34 93.2 55 131.0 14 57.2 35 95.0 56 132.8 15 59.0 36 96.8 57 134.6 16 60.8 37 98.6 58 136.4 17 62.6 38 100.4 59 138.2 18 64.4 39 102.2 60 140.0 19 66.2 40 104.0 100 212 20 68.0 41 105.8 U.S. System of Measurements0 Area Length 144 square inches = 1 square foot 12 inches = 1 foot 9 square feet = 1 square yard 3 feet = 1 yard 43,560 square ft = 1 acre 220 yards = 1 furlong 4840 square yards = 1 acre 8 furlongs = 1 mile 640 acres = 1 square mile 5280 feet = 1 mile 1 square mile = 1 section 1760 yards = 1 mile 36 sections = 1 township Volume Capacity (Liquid) 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 16 fluid ounces = 1 pint 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 2 cups = 1 pint
12. 12. 4 gills = 1 pintCapacity (dry) 4 cups = 1 quart2 pints = 1 quart 2 pints = 1 quart8 quarts = 1 peck 4 quarts = 1 gallon4 pecks = 1 bushel 8 pints = 1 gallon 16 cups = 1 gallonMass / Weight437.5 grains = 1 ounce Troy Weights16 ounces = 1 pound (7000 grains) 24 grains = 1 pennyweight14 pounds = 1 stone 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (480 grains)100 pounds = 1 hundredweight [cwt] 12 ounces = 1 pound (5760 grains)20 cwt = 1 ton (2000 pounds) Apothecaries WeightsApothecaries Measures 20 grains = 1 scruple60 minims = 1 fluid dram 3 scruples = 1 dram8 fluid drams = 1 fluid ounce 8 drams = 1 ounce (480 grains)16 fluid ounces = 1 pint 12 ounces = 1 pound (5760 grains)