Tablespoons (tbsp) to cups conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many cups in tablespoons, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter.
1 Tablespoon [US] = 0.0625 (1/16) Cup [US]
1 Tablespoon [UK] = 0.07103 Cup [Metric]
There are 1/16 (0.0625) cups in a tablespoon, because from the smallest to the largest units from tablespoon to cup, tablespoon is a half (1/2) fluid ounce and a fluid ounce is 1/8 of a cup, that makes 1/2 * 1/8 = 1/16 cups in a tablespoon.
For example, to find out how many cups there are in 8 tablespoons, multiply the tablespoon value by the conversion factor, 8 tbsp * 1/16 (cups in 1 tbsp) = 1/2 cups in 8 tablespoons.
Tablespoon is a volume unit that is mostly used in cooking recipes. 1 US tablespoon is about 15 ml. or half of a fluid ounce. The Australian tablespoon is larger and equals to 20 ml. The abbreviations for tablespoon are "tbsp", "tbs", "T", "tblsp".
Cup is a volume unit and used mostly to measure liquid and bulk, dry foods. There is no international standard for cups but mostly United States customary and metric cups are used. The traditional imperial (UK) and Canadian cups are no longer in use today and replaced by metric cups (250 ml.). The abbreviation of cup is "c".
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