# How many tablespoons in a cup?

Conversion between Tablespoons and Cups

### Cups to Tablespoons

The conversion between tablespoons and cups is one of the easiest. Simply multiply the number given in cups by 16.

For example, let’s assume you need to know how many tablespoons are there in 3 cups. Multiply 3 by 16 that is, 48 tablespoons. It’s that easy

### Tablespoons to Cups

If the number is expressed in tablespoons, divide the number by 16 to calculate the amount in cups. It’s a reverse equation for the first one. Let’s see an example.

How many cups are there in 80 tablespoons?

80 tablespoons = 80/ 16 cups = 5 cups

## Why do you need to know the conversion method?

Why do you need to know the relationship between cups and tablespoons?

If you cook regularly, you already know how important it is to be aware of the perfect measurements.

It makes cooking a lot easier. Knowing the comparison also saves a whole lot of time. Can you remember how many times you had to check the amount to convert one unit to another?

Memorizing the conversion is so much easier than checking each time. Also, if it’s too much trouble, you can always go for a cheat sheet. Keep a chart to help you according to your needs.

### Cups to Tablespoons Chart

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Notes to Remember

Every perfect cooking requires precise measurements. Note that cups can be of different sizes. Different sizes of cups can hold different amounts of ingredients.

You must use a standard US cup that will contain 16 tablespoons, or the measurements will vary.

Be specific with your units. Keep the measurements limited to units that you are familiar with. It will avoid any confusion while measuring.

Note that measuring the volume of liquid and weight of dry ingredients is different from each other. Try to use the appropriate units for each.

Measure your ingredients according to your needs and you will have a cleaner kitchen and shorter cooking time.

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