Metric Conversions

Still trying to convert inches to centimeters and pounds to kilos?

Here are all the metric conversions you should need in your kitchen.

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There are metric conversions for:

VOLUME (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, & Cups to Litre and Millilitre)

VOLUME (Cups, Pints, Gallons to Litres)

WEIGHT (Ounces & Pounds to Grams)

CAN SIZES

LENGTH

and metric conversions for,

AREA

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VOLUME (Teaspoons, Tablespoons, & Cups to Litre and Millilitre)

1/4 tsp = 1 ml

1/2 tsp = 2 ml

1 tsp = 5 ml

1 Tbsp = 3 tsp = 15 ml

2 Tbsp = 6 tsp = 30 ml

3 Tbsp = 9 tsp = 45 ml

1/4 cup = 4 Tbsp = 60 ml

1/3 cup = 5 Tbsp + 1 tsp = 79 ml

1/2 cup = 8 Tbsp = 120 ml

3/4 cup = 12 Tbsp = 180 ml

1 cup = 16 Tbsp = 250 ml

4 1/2 cups = 1000 ml = 1 L



VOLUME (Cups, Pints, Gallons to Litres)

2 cups = 1 pint = 474 ml = 1/2 L

4 cups = 2 pints = 1 quart = 1 L

4 quarts = 8 pints = 1 gal = 4 1/2 L

1 L = 4 cups + 3 1/3 Tbsp = 1000 ml



WEIGHT (Ounces & Pounds to Grams)

1 oz = 28.41 g

2 oz = 56.83 g

3 oz = 85.24 g

4 oz = 113.65 g

5 oz = 142.07 g6 oz = 170.48 g7 oz = 198.89 g

8 oz = 227.30 g

16 oz = 1 lb = 454.61 g

32 oz = 2 lbs = 1000 g



16 oz = 1 lb

1000 g = 1 kg

1 lb = 454 kg

1 kg = 2.2 lbs = 35.3 oz

1 lb = 2 cups = 454 g

1 ½ lbs = 3 cups = 700 g

2 lb = 4 cups = 907 g

3 lb = 5 cups = 1.5 kg

4 lb = 8 cups = 2 kg



CAN SIZES

19 oz = 540 ml

28 oz = 796 ml

14 oz = 398 ml

10 oz = 284 ml



LENGTH

Inches to millimiters - multiple by 25

Feet to centimeters – multiple by 30

Yards to Meters – multiple by 0.9

Miles to Kilometers – multiple by 1.6

Millimeters to inches – multiple by 0.04

Centimeters to inches – multiple by 0.4

Meters to yards – multiple by 1.1

Kilometers to miles – multiple by 0.6



AREA

Square inches to square centimeters – multiple by 6.5

Square feet to square meters – multiple by 0.09

Square yards to square meters – multiple by 0.8

Square miles to square kilometers – multiple by 2.6

Acres to square hectometers ( hectares) – multiple by 0.4

Square centimeters to square inches – multiple by 0.16

Square meters to square yards – multiple by 1.2

Square kilometers to square miles – multiple by 0.4

Square hectometers (hectares) to acres – multiple by 2.5






(You’re quite right! Lots of these figures “don’t add up”. I checked a lot of sources and they all varied. Yi! Yi! Yi!)

And I may have lost my eyesight putting all this down SO - I make NO CLAIMS as to the accuracy. You're on your own! But do report any errors you come across. It would be appreciated.






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