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# How many tablespoons are in two-thirds of a cup?

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There are 10 2/3 tablespoons in 2/3 cup. Two-thirds of a tablespoon is equal to 2 teaspoons. There is 1 fluid ounce per 2 tablespoons; thus, there are 5 1/3 fluid ounces per 2/3 cup.

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The tablespoon is a U.S. unit of measure equal to 3 teaspoons and equivalent to approximately 15 milliliters in the metric system. Tablespoons were first used as dining utensils with a volume ranging from 7 to 14 milliliters but were later standardized for culinary uses to the current measure. When measuring with a tablespoon, the distinction is made between a level tablespoon and a heaping or rounded tablespoon.

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There are 5 and 1/3 tablespoons in a 1/3 cup of butter. This information is simply a math problem that involves converting from cups to tablespoons by using the factor that one stick of butter, which is equal to eight tablespoons, is also equivalent to 1/2 cup.

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One-third cup of butter is equal to 5 1/3 tablespoons. One teaspoon is equal to 1/3 tablespoon, so the measurement is 5 tablespoons and 1 teaspoon of butter. These measurements are the same for butter as for other materials like flour or milk.

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Five tablespoons and 1 teaspoon are the equivalent of 1/3 cup. There is no way to make a round number of tablespoons fit into 1/3 cup. A tablespoon is equal to 3 teaspoons, however, so 5 1/3 tablespoons are also equivalent to 1/3 cup.