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pounds to quarts
lbqt
1 lb 0.4793 qt
2 lb 0.9586 qt
3 lb 1.4379 qt
4 lb 1.9172 qt
5 lb 2.3965 qt
6 lb 2.8758 qt
7 lb 3.3551 qt
8 lb 3.8344 qt
9 lb 4.3138 qt
10 lb 4.7931 qt
11 lb 5.2724 qt
12 lb 5.7517 qt
13 lb 6.231 qt
14 lb 6.7103 qt
15 lb 7.1896 qt
16 lb 7.6689 qt
17 lb 8.1482 qt
18 lb 8.6275 qt
19 lb 9.1068 qt
20 lb 9.5861 qt

How to convert

1 pound (lb) = 0.479305709 quart (qt). Pound (lb) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Quart (qt) is a unit of Volume used in Cooking system. Please note this is weight to volume conversion, this conversion is valid only for pure water at temperature 4 °C.
1 US qt = 0.946352946 liters = 0.946352946 kg of 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.

Pounds: A Unit of Weight

Definition of the Pound

A pound is a unit of weight that measures how much force an object or substance exerts on a scale due to gravity. It is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms, or 16 ounces, or 7000 grains. One pound can also be written as lb or lbs.

History of the Pound

The pound was originally defined in ancient Rome as the mass of a bronze bar called a libra, which was divided into 12 ounces. The libra was later adopted by various regions and countries in Europe, such as England, France and Germany, with different values and subdivisions.

The pound as we know it today is based on the avoirdupois system, which was developed in the 13th century in France and England. The avoirdupois pound was standardized in 1959 by an international agreement among the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms.

The pound, as well as other units of weight, such as the ounce and the ton, were introduced in the 19th century as part of the imperial system of measurement that aimed to unify the units used in the British Empire. The pound was officially adopted by the International System of Units (SI) in 1960 as one of the seven base units.

How to Convert Pounds

To convert pounds to other units of weight, we need to use conversion factors that relate the pound to the desired unit. For example, to convert pounds to kilograms, we need to know that one kilogram is equal to 2.2046226218 pounds. Therefore, one pound is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms.

Here are some common conversion factors for pounds:

  • 1 lb = 0.45359237 kg
  • 1 lb = 16 oz
  • 1 lb = 7000 gr
  • 1 lb = 0.0005 t
  • 1 lb = 0.0714285714 st

To convert from other units of weight to pounds, we need to use the inverse of these conversion factors. For example, to convert kilograms to pounds, we need to multiply by 2.2046226218.

Where Pounds are Used

The pound is a unit of weight that is widely used in the United States and some other countries that have historical ties with Britain, such as Canada and Australia. It is commonly used to measure the weight of people, animals, food, clothes and other everyday items. For example, an average adult male in the United States has a weight of about 198 lbs.

The pound is also used to measure some physical quantities such as force, pressure and torque. For example, one pound-force (lbf) is equal to one pound times the standard acceleration due to gravity (32.174 ft/s2).

Example Conversions of Pounds to Other Units

Here are some examples of how to convert pounds to other units of weight using the conversion factors given above:

  • 2 lb = 2 x 0.45359237 kg = 0.90718474 kg
  • 3 lb = 3 x 16 oz = 48 oz
  • 4 lb = 4 x 7000 gr = 28000 gr
  • 5 lb = 5 x 0.0005 t = 0.0025 t
  • 6 lb = 6 x 0.0714285714 st = 0.4285714284 st

Conclusion

The pound is a unit of weight that measures how much force an object or substance exerts on a scale due to gravity. It is equal to 0.45359237 kilograms, or 16 ounces, or 7000 grains. The pound is widely used in the United States and some other countries that have historical ties with Britain, such as Canada and Australia, as well as some physical quantities such as force, pressure and torque. To convert pounds to other units of weight, we need to use conversion factors that relate the pound to the desired unit.

Quarts: A Unit of Volume

Quarts are a unit of volume that are used to measure liquids, such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc. They are also used to measure some dry goods, such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc. They are different from cups, which are a smaller unit of volume. Quarts are also different from gallons, which are a larger unit of volume. Quarts 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 Quarts

A quart is defined as a quarter of a gallon in the US customary system and the British imperial system of measurement. However, the size of a quart varies depending on the type of gallon used:

  • A liquid quart is equal to 0.946 liters or 0.208 gallons in the US customary system. It is equivalent to 32 fluid ounces or 4 cups in the US customary system.
  • A dry quart is equal to 1.101 liters or 0.227 gallons in the US customary system. It is equivalent to 37.24 cubic inches or 67.2 tablespoons in the US customary system.
  • An imperial quart is equal to 1.136 liters or 0.25 gallons in the British imperial system. It is equivalent to 40 fluid ounces or 4 imperial cups in the British imperial system.

History of Quarts

The origin of the term quart as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Latin word quartus, which means fourth. Quarts have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of quarts 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 quarts as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these quarts was based on the gallon, which was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wheat or wine. The quart was convenient for measuring and dividing smaller amounts of liquids and dry goods.

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

How to Convert Quarts

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

  • To convert liquid quarts to liters: multiply by 0.946

  • To convert liquid quarts to fluid ounces: multiply by 32

  • To convert liquid quarts to cups: multiply by 4

  • To convert liquid quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert liquid quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.208

  • To convert liquid quarts to BOE: divide by 6

  • To convert dry quarts to liters: multiply by 1.101

  • To convert dry quarts to cubic inches: multiply by 37.24

  • To convert dry quarts to tablespoons: multiply by 67.2

  • To convert dry quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert dry quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.227

  • To convert dry quarts to BOE: divide by 5.5

  • To convert imperial quarts to liters: multiply by 1.136

  • To convert imperial quarts to fluid ounces: multiply by 40

  • To convert imperial quarts to cups: multiply by 4

  • To convert imperial quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.3

  • To convert imperial quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert imperial quarts to BOE: divide by 5

Where Quarts are Used

Quarts are mainly used in some countries and regions that still 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, wine, etc., and dry goods such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc., to recipes.

In some countries that use the metric system of measurement, such as Canada and Australia, quarts are not commonly used or recognized. Instead, they use units such as liters, kilograms, etc.

Example Conversions of Quarts to Other Units

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

  • 1 liquid quart = 0.946 liters

  • 2 liquid quarts = 64 fluid ounces

  • 3 liquid quarts = 12 cups

  • 4 liquid quarts = 1 gallon (US)

  • 5 liquid quarts = 1.04 gallons (UK)

  • 6 liquid quarts = 1 BOE

  • 1 dry quart = 1.101 liters

  • 2 dry quarts = 74.48 cubic inches

  • 3 dry quarts = 201.6 tablespoons

  • 4 dry quarts = 1 gallon (US)

  • 5 dry quarts = 1.136 gallons (UK)

  • 6 dry quarts = 1.091 BOE

  • 1 imperial quart = 1.136 liters

  • 2 imperial quarts = 80 fluid ounces

  • 3 imperial quarts = 12 cups

  • 4 imperial quarts = 1.2 gallons (US)

  • 5 imperial quarts = 1.25 gallons (UK)

  • 6 imperial quarts = 1.2 BOE.

The US liquid quart equals to 0.946352946 liters.



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