# Cups to Grams [water] Converter

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## Conversion Table

 cups to grams cup g 1 cup 236.5882 g 2 cup 473.1765 g 3 cup 709.7647 g 4 cup 946.3529 g 5 cup 1182.9412 g 6 cup 1419.5294 g 7 cup 1656.1177 g 8 cup 1892.7059 g 9 cup 2129.2941 g 10 cup 2365.8824 g 11 cup 2602.4706 g 12 cup 2839.0588 g 13 cup 3075.6471 g 14 cup 3312.2353 g 15 cup 3548.8235 g 16 cup 3785.4118 g 17 cup 4022 g 18 cup 4258.5883 g 19 cup 4495.1765 g 20 cup 4731.7647 g

## How to convert

1 cup (cup) = 236.5882365 gram (g). Cup (cup) is a unit of Volume used in Cooking system. Gram (g) is a unit of Weight used in Metric system. Please note this is volume to weight conversion, this conversion is valid only for pure water at temperature 4 °C.
US oz = 28.349523125 g
US fl oz = 29.5735295625 ml (milliliters) = 29.5735295625 g (grams) of pure water at temperature 4 °C.
US cup = 8 fl oz = 236.5882365 ml (milliliters) = 236.5882365 g (grams) of pure water at temperature 4 °C.

## Cups: A Unit of Volume

Cups are a unit of volume that are used to measure liquids, such as water, milk, oil, vinegar, etc. They are also used to measure some dry ingredients, such as sugar, flour, rice, etc. They are different from tablespoons and teaspoons, which are smaller units of volume. They are also different from quarts and gallons, which are larger units of volume. They are also different from barrel of oil equivalent (BOE), which is a unit of energy based on the approximate energy released by burning one barrel of crude oil.

## Definition of Cups

A cup is defined as 250 milliliters (ml) in the metric system of measurement. It is equivalent to 8.45 fluid ounces or 0.25 quarts in the US customary system. A cup is also equal to 8.8 imperial fluid ounces or 0.22 imperial quarts in the British imperial system.

## History of Cups

The origin of the term cup as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Latin word cuppa, which means a small vessel for drinking. Cups have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of cups varied depending on the type and quantity of the goods, the availability of materials, and the customs of different regions and countries.

The use of cups as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these cups was based on the pint, which was originally defined as the volume of a pound of water at 62 °F. The cup was convenient for measuring and dividing smaller amounts of liquids and dry goods.

The use of cups as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The cup was gradually replaced by units such as milliliters, grams, etc. However, some countries and regions still use cups for certain types of liquids and dry ingredients, especially in cooking and baking.

## How to Convert Cups

To convert cups to other units of volume, one can use the following formulas:

• To convert cups to milliliters: multiply by 250
• To convert cups to fluid ounces: multiply by 8.45
• To convert cups to tablespoons: multiply by 16
• To convert cups to quarts: multiply by 0.25
• To convert cups to gallons: multiply by 0.0625
• To convert cups to BOE: divide by 1,200

## Where Cups are Used

Cups are mainly used in cooking and baking in some countries and regions that use the US customary system or the British imperial system of measurement. They are often used for measuring and adding liquids such as water, milk, oil, vinegar, etc., and dry ingredients such as sugar, flour, rice, etc., to recipes.

In some countries that use the metric system of measurement, such as Canada and Australia, cups are sometimes used as an informal or approximate unit of volume for certain types of liquids and dry ingredients. For example, in Canada, maple syrup is sometimes sold by the cup, which is equivalent to about 250 ml or 0.25 liters.

In some countries that have their own traditional units of volume based on vessels or containers, such as China and Japan, cups are not commonly used or recognized. Instead, they use units such as sheng (about 1 liter), ge (about 200 ml), or chawan (about 180 ml).

## Example Conversions of Cups to Other Units

Here are some examples of converting cups to other units of volume:

• 1 cup = 250 milliliters

• 2 cups = 16.9 fluid ounces

• 3 cups = 48 tablespoons

• 4 cups = 1 quart

• 5 cups = 0.3125 gallons

• 6 cups = 0.005 BOE

• 1 milliliter = 0.004 cup

• 2 fluid ounces = 0.237 cup

• 3 tablespoons = 0.188 cup

• 4 quarts = 16 cups

• 5 gallons = 80 cups

• 6 BOE = 7,200 cups.

US customary cup can be abbreviated as c., = 236.5882365 millilitres = 1/16 U.S. customary gallon = 1/4 U.S. customary quart

## Grams: A Unit of Weight

Grams are a unit of weight that are used in the International System of Units (SI), also known as the metric system. Grams are derived from the French word gramme, which was taken from the Late Latin term gramma, meaning a small weight. The symbol for gram is g.

## Definition of the Gram

The gram is defined as one one-thousandth of a kilogram, which is the base unit of mass in the SI. The kilogram is defined by taking the fixed numerical value of the Planck constant h to be 6.62607015 ×10 −34 when expressed in the unit J s, which is equal to kg m 2 s −1, where the meter and the second are defined in terms of c and ∆ν Cs. The Planck constant is a fundamental physical constant that relates the energy of a photon to its frequency.

The gram is a very small unit of weight, equivalent to about 0.035 ounces or 0.002 pounds. It is commonly used for measuring non-liquid ingredients in cooking, such as flour, sugar, salt and spices. It is also used for measuring small masses, such as jewelry, coins, medicines and chemicals.

## How to Convert Grams

Grams can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert grams to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:

• To convert grams to ounces, divide by 28.349523125. For example, 100 g = 100 / 28.349523125 = 3.527 oz.
• To convert grams to pounds, divide by 453.59237. For example, 500 g = 500 / 453.59237 = 1.102 lb.
• To convert grams to tons (short), divide by 907184.74. For example, 1000 g = 1000 / 907184.74 = 0.0011 ton.
• To convert grams to kilograms, divide by 1000. For example, 200 g = 200 / 1000 = 0.2 kg.
• To convert grams to milligrams, multiply by 1000. For example, 50 g = 50 x 1000 = 50000 mg.
• To convert grams to micrograms, multiply by 1000000. For example, 10 g = 10 x 1000000 = 10000000 µg.

## Where Grams are Used

Grams are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where grams are used:

• In most countries that use the SI system, grams are used for measuring food portions and ingredients, postal items, drugs and medicines, precious metals and gems and scientific experiments.
• In the United States, grams are sometimes used for measuring food portions and ingredients, especially for nutritional information labels, drugs and medicines, precious metals and gems and scientific experiments.
• In Canada, grams are used for measuring food portions and ingredients, postal items, drugs and medicines, precious metals and gems and scientific experiments.
• In Australia and New Zealand, grams are used for measuring food portions and ingredients, postal items, drugs and medicines, precious metals and gems and scientific experiments.
• In China, grams are used for measuring food portions and ingredients, postal items, drugs and medicines, precious metals and gems and scientific experiments.

## History of Grams

Grams have a long history that dates back to ancient times. Here are some highlights of the history of grams:

• The gram was originally defined in 1795 as the absolute weight of a volume of pure water equal to the cube of the hundredth part of a meter at the temperature of melting ice.
• The gram was later changed to be the weight of a volume of pure water equal to the cube of the hundredth part of a meter at the temperature of maximum density of water (4 °C).
• The gram was part of the centimeter–gram–second system of units (CGS) that was developed in the 19th century as an alternative to the meter–kilogram–second system of units (MKS).
• The gram was replaced by the kilogram as the base unit of mass in the SI system that was adopted in 1960 as an international standard for measurements.
• The gram was redefined in terms of the kilogram and the Planck constant in 2019 as part of a major revision of the SI system.

## Example Conversions of Grams to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of grams to other units of weight:

• 1 g = 0.035274 oz
• 1 g = 0.002205 lb
• 1 g = 0.0000011 ton
• 1 g = 0.001 kg
• 1 g = 1000 mg
• 1 g = 1000000 µg
• 1 g = 0.032151 troy oz
• 1 g = 0.032151 apothecaries’ oz
• 1 g = 0.035274 Spanish oz
• 1 g = 0.033814 French oz
Grams also can be marked as grammes (alternative British English spelling in UK).

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