# Handy Measurement Chart

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My DS made this chart years ago, for a 4H project.
When he was finished with the project he taped it
on the inside of one of the kitchen cupboard doors.
Thought I’d share it here.

Common Measurements
This convenient chart helps you measure efficiently.

Equivalent Measurements

Dash = less than 1/8 teaspoon
3 tsp. = 1 tbsp.
1 cup = 1/2 pint
2 cups = 1 pint
2 pints (4 cups) = 1 quart
4 quarts (liquid) = 1 gallon
8 quarts (solid) = 1 peck
4 pecks = 1 bushel
16 ounces = 1 pound

Tablespoon Measurements

4 tbsp. = 1/4 cup
5 tbsp.

+ 1 tsp. = 1/3 cup
8 tbsp. = 1/2 cup
10 tbsp.

+ 2 tsp. = 2/3 cup
12 tbsp. = 3/4 cup
14 tbsp.

= 7/8 cup
16 tbsp. = 1 cup

Metric Conversions
These amounts have been slightly rounded.

Volume Measurements

1 teaspoon = 5 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 ml
2/3 cup = 160 ml
3/4 cup = 180 ml
1/4 cup = 60 ml
1/3 cup = 80 ml
1/2 cup = 120 ml
1 cup = 240 ml
1 quart = (4 cups) 1 liter
1 gallon = (4 quarts) 4 liters

Weight Measurements

1/2 ounce = 15 g
1 ounce = 30 g
3 ounces = 85 g
4 ounces = 115 g
8 ounces = 225 g
12 ounces = 340 g
16 ounces (1 pound) = 455 g
2 pounds = 1 kg

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