# Pints to Quarts Converter

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## Conversion Table

 pints to quarts pt qt 1 pt 0.5 qt 2 pt 1 qt 3 pt 1.5 qt 4 pt 2 qt 5 pt 2.5 qt 6 pt 3 qt 7 pt 3.5 qt 8 pt 4 qt 9 pt 4.5 qt 10 pt 5 qt 11 pt 5.5 qt 12 pt 6 qt 13 pt 6.5 qt 14 pt 7 qt 15 pt 7.5 qt 16 pt 8 qt 17 pt 8.5 qt 18 pt 9 qt 19 pt 9.5 qt 20 pt 10 qt

## How to convert

1 pint (pt) = 0.5 quart (qt). Pint (pt) is a unit of Volume used in Cooking system. Quart (qt) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system.

## Pints: A Unit of Volume

Pints are a unit of volume that are used to measure liquids, such as water, milk, beer, cider, etc. They are also used to measure some dry goods, such as flour, sugar, rice, etc. They are different from cups, which are a smaller unit of volume. They are also different from liters, which are a larger unit 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 Pints

A pint is defined as a unit of volume or capacity in both the imperial and United States customary measurement systems. However, the size of a pint varies depending on the type of pint used:

• A UK pint is equal to one eighth of a UK gallon in the imperial system of measurement. It is equivalent to 20 fluid ounces or 4 gills in the imperial system. A UK pint is also equal to 0.568 liters or 0.473 US liquid pints in the metric system.
• A US liquid pint is equal to one eighth of a US liquid gallon in the US customary system of measurement. It is equivalent to 16 fluid ounces or 2 cups in the US customary system. A US liquid pint is also equal to 0.473 liters or 0.833 UK pints in the metric system.
• A US dry pint is equal to one eighth of a US dry gallon in the US customary system of measurement. It is equivalent to 18.6 fluid ounces or 2.327 cups in the US customary system. A US dry pint is also equal to 0.551 liters or 0.969 UK pints in the metric system.

## History of Pints

The origin of the term pint as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Old French word pinte, which means a measure or quantity. Pints have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of pints 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 pints as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these pints was based on the wine gallon, which was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wine at 62 °F. The pint was convenient for measuring and dividing smaller amounts of liquids and dry goods.

The use of pints as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The pint was gradually replaced by units such as liters, grams, etc. However, some countries and regions still use pints for certain types of liquids and dry goods, especially in the United States and the United Kingdom and Ireland and some Commonwealth nations.

## How to Convert Pints

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

• To convert UK pints to liters: multiply by 0.568

• To convert UK pints to cubic inches: multiply by 34.677

• To convert UK pints to fluid ounces: multiply by 20

• To convert UK pints to US liquid pints: multiply by 0.473

• To convert UK pints to BOE: divide by 35

• To convert US liquid pints to liters: multiply by 0.473

• To convert US liquid pints to cubic inches: multiply by 28.875

• To convert US liquid pints to fluid ounces: multiply by 16

• To convert US liquid pints to UK pints: multiply by 2.113

• To convert US liquid pints to BOE: divide by 6

• To convert US dry pints to liters: multiply by 0.551

• To convert US dry pints to cubic inches: multiply by 33.6

• To convert US dry pints to fluid ounces: multiply by 18.6

• To convert US dry pints to UK pints: multiply by 1.032

• To convert US dry pints to BOE: divide by 5.5

## Where Pints are Used

Pints are mainly used in some countries and regions that use the imperial system or the US customary system of measurement. They are often used for measuring and adding liquids such as water, milk, beer, cider, etc., and dry goods such as flour, sugar, rice, etc., to recipes.

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

## Example Conversions of Pints to Other Units

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

• 1 UK pint = 0.568 liters

• 2 UK pints = 69.354 cubic inches

• 3 UK pints = 60 fluid ounces

• 4 UK pints = 1.892 US liquid pints

• 5 UK pints = 0.143 BOE

• 1 US liquid pint = 0.473 liters

• 2 US liquid pints = 57.75 cubic inches

• 3 US liquid pints = 48 fluid ounces

• 4 US liquid pints = 8.452 UK pints

• 5 US liquid pints = 0.833 BOE

• 1 US dry pint = 0.551 liters

• 2 US dry pints = 67.2 cubic inches

• 3 US dry pints = 55.8 fluid ounces

• 4 US dry pints = 4.128 UK pints

• 5 US dry pints = 0.909 BOE.

The US pint, defined as exactly 473.176473 milliliters = 1/8 US liquid gallon.

## 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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