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# What is 2/3 cup in ounces?

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There are 5 1/3 ounces in 2/3 of a cup. One cup is the equivalent of 8 ounces, and 2/3 of 8 is 5 1/3.

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Because 1 tablespoon equals 1/2 ounce, 5 1/3 tablespoons equal 1/3 of a cup. This also means that 10 2/3 tablespoons equal 2/3 of a cup. Since there are 3 teaspoons in 1 tablespoon, 2/3 of a cup contains 32 teaspoons and because 2 cups equal 1 pint, 2/3 of a cup is the equivalent of 1/3 of a pint. The measurement of 2/3 cup is also equal to 1/6 of a quart and 1/24 of a gallon.

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You can measure 2/3 cup by measuring out its equivalent in ounces (5 1/3), pints (1/3) and tablespoons (10 plus 2 teaspoons). If you do not have any measurement tools, then you can use the size of your fist to measure about one cup; cut that amount into thirds, and discard one third.

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One cup contains 8 fluid ounces. The measurement of 1 cup is defined as a unit of capacity equal to 8 fluid ounces (237 milliliters), 16 tablespoons or 1 half-pint.

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Six ounces is the equivalent of 3/4 cup. Eight ounces equals 1 cup. Cups and ounces are U.S. customary units of volume based on the imperial system of measurement.