How many tablespoons are there in a teaspoon?
Although the teaspoon and the tablespoon capacities are different between the measurement systems, 1 teaspoon is 1/3 of a tablespoon in US, UK and the metric system and 1/4 of a tablespoon in Australia.
Please check tablespoons to teaspoons conversion page for the capacity calculations within each measurement system.
How to convert from teaspoons to tablespoons?
To convert from teaspoons to tablespoons, divide the number of tablespoons "x" by 3 for US, UK and the metric system and divide by 4 for Australia.
For example, to find out how many tablespoons there are in 6 teaspoons, divide 6 by 3, that makes 2 tablespoons in 6 teaspoons in US, UK and the metric system.
Please note that, if you are converting teaspoons and tablespoons from cooking recipes, it might be important to know where this recipe is originated from. For example, for a UK recipe the teaspoon capacity is larger (5.92 mL) and if you are in US (4.93 mL) then you may want to convert between these two teaspoons using this cooking units conversion tool for the accurate measurement.
What is a teaspoon?
Teaspoon is an a volume unit in imperial, US customary and metric measurement systems. 1 US teaspoon is 0.166 US fluid ounce, 1 imperial (UK) teaspoon is 0.208333 imperial ounce and 1 metric teaspoon is 5 mL. The abbreviation is "tsp".
How big is a teaspoon?
The imperial teaspoon is the largest and the metric and the Australian teaspoons are the smallest. If you would like to compare the teaspoon sizes in milliliters (mL), please check teaspoons in milliliters page.
What is a tablespoon?
Tablespoon is a volume unit in imperial, US customary and metric measurement systems. 1 US tablespoon is 1/2 US fluid ounce, 1 imperial (UK) tablespoon is 0.625 imperial ounce and 1 metric tablespoon is 15 mL. The abbreviation is "tbsp".
The list for your reference:
1 Teaspoon = 1/3 (0.33) Tablespoon [US, UK, Metric]
1 Teaspoon = 1/4 (0.25) Tablespoon [Australia]