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**A cup of flour weighs a differing number of ounces based on the type of flour and method of scooping.** One cup of regular all-purpose flour weighs approximately 4.5 ounces.

In the case of flour, measurement in cups refers to volume, while measurement in ounces refers to weight. This is why a cup of very fine cake flour weighs less than a cup of denser bread flour by almost three quarters of an ounce. Flour will also weigh a different amount depending on how it is scooped. One cup of packed flour weighs more than a cup of fluffed flour. Some recipes list dry ingredients by weight in ounces, which is more exact than volume measurements.

Ounces is also a volume measurement for fluids, which is why a cup of liquid is always exactly 8 fluid ounces.

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## How many tablespoons are in 1 cup?

A:There are 16 tablespoons in 1 cup, 8 tablespoons in 1/2 cup and 4 tablespoons in 1/4 cup. One cup is also equal to 8 fluid ounces and can also be referred to as a half pint.

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## How many fluid ounces equals a cup?

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## How many ounces are there in one-third cup?

A:There are approximately 2.6 ounces in one-third cup. Convert cup measurements to ounces by multiplying the cup measurement by 8, which is the number of fluid ounces in 1 cup. Other common conversions to ounces are one-third to 0.33, one-half to 0.5, one-fourth to 0.25 and one-eighth to 0.125.

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## How many ounces does a coffee cup hold?

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