How many tablespoons in an ounce?
There are two types of fluid ounces, US Customary fluid ounce and the Imperial fluid ounce. There are different sizes of tablespoons, such as US tablespoon, Imperial tablespoon and the Metric tablespoon. So, depending on what types of ounces and tablespoons are converted, the answer to the question of how many tablespoons in an ounce might be different. If you are converting from US fluid ounces to tablespoons, then there are 2 tablespoons in an ounce. If the conversion is between Imperial fluid ounces and the Imperial tablespoons, then there are 1.6 Imperial tablespoons in an Imperial fluid ounce.
In this converter page, the tables and the converter is based on the US fluid ounces and the tablespoons.
The ounce unit referred in this converter page is the fluid ounce which is the volume unit, not the weight unit. In order to convert from ounces to tablespoons as weight unit, you must know the density of the ingredient that you are measuring.
Here is the list of conversion factors from ounces to tablespoons:
- 1 US fluid ounce = 2 US tablespoons
- 1 Imperial fluid ounce = 1.6 imperial tablespoons
How to convert from ounces to tablespoons (oz to tbsp)?
To convert from ounces to tablespoons, multiply the ounce value by the conversion factor. For example, if converting from US fluid ounces to tablespoons, then multiply the ounce value by 2.
For example, to find out how many tablespoons in 2 ounces, multiply 2 by 2, that makes 4 tbsp in 2 oz.
US fluid ounces to tablespoons formula
US tablespoons = US fluid ounce * 2
What is a Fluid Ounce?
Fluid ounce is an Imperial and United States Customary measurement systems volume unit. 1 US fl oz = 2 tbsp. 1 Imperial fl oz = 1.6 tbsp. The symbol is "fl oz".
Common conversions from (fluid) ounces to tablespoons
- 1 oz = 2 tbsp
- 2 oz = 4 tbsp
- 4 oz = 8 tbsp
- 8 oz = 16 tbsp
- 16 oz = 32 tbsp
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