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Convert quart to cups

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From: quart (US)
To: cup (US)


Quart (qt):

A quart is a measuring unit of volume in the US customary units and the imperial measurement system. It is denoted as "qt". One US quart is equal to 4 cups (US).

US Cups:

A cup is measuring unit of volume in both imperial and United States customary systems of measurement. One customary cup (US) is about to 0.25 quart (US).


Definition: The quart (symbol: qt) is a unit of volume in the United States customary and imperial systems of measurement. Multiple definitions of the quart exist. In the US, a liquid quart is equal to approximately 0.946353 liters and a dry quart is equal to approximately 1.101221 liters. In the UK, the imperial quart is equal to 1.136523. In both the UK and the US, the quart is equal to ¼ of its respective gallon.

History/origin: The quart is based on the gallon, the definition of which has changed throughout history based on the commodity being referenced. The current definition of the US quart is based on the English wine gallon. This same definition was used for the imperial quart up until 1824 when the UK re-defined the imperial gallon.

Current use: The respective versions of the quart are used mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom, though in the UK, the use of the liter is now mandated as a result of metrication.

Cup (US)

Definition: A cup is a unit of volume in the imperial and United States customary systems of measurement. The metric cup is defined as 250 milliliters. One United States customary cup is equal to 236.5882365 milliliters as well as 1/16 U.S. customary gallons, 8 U.S. customary fluid ounces, 16 U.S. customary tablespoons, or 48 U.S. customary teaspoons.

Current use: The cup is typically used in cooking to measure liquids and bulk foods, often within the context of serving sizes. Actual drinking cups can vary significantly in terms of size and are generally not a good representation of this unit. Standardized measuring cups are used instead.

Quart (US) to Cup (US) Conversion Table

Quart (US) [qt (US)]Cup (US)
0.01 qt (US)0.04 cup (US)
0.1 qt (US)0.4 cup (US)
1 qt (US)4 cup (US)
2 qt (US)8 cup (US)
3 qt (US)12 cup (US)
5 qt (US)20 cup (US)
10 qt (US)40 cup (US)
20 qt (US)80 cup (US)
50 qt (US)200 cup (US)
100 qt (US)400 cup (US)
1000 qt (US)4000 cup (US)

How to Convert Quart (US) to Cup (US)

1 qt (US) = 4 cup (US)
1 cup (US) = 0.25 qt (US)

Example: convert 15 qt (US) to cup (US):
15 qt (US) = 15 × 4 cup (US) = 60 cup (US)

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