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# How many teaspoons are equal to 5 ml?

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One teaspoon is about equal to 5 milliliters. Technically a teaspoon is equal to about 4.93 milliliters, so 5 milliliters equals 1.01 teaspoons. However, for the nutritional labeling on food packaging in the United States, it is defined as exactly 5 milliliters.

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A teaspoon is an imperial unit of volume, while a milliliter is a metric unit of volume. One teaspoon is defined as 1/3 tablespoon. There are 16 tablespoons in 1 cup, so there are 48 teaspoons in 1 cup. One cup is equal to 237 milliliters. Dividing the number of milliliters in 1 cup by the number of teaspoons in 1 cup reveals the number of milliliters in a teaspoon: 237 / 48 = 4.93.

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One teaspoon of liquid equals 5 ml, meaning 1 ml equals one-fifth of a teaspoon. There are 1,000 ml in one liter of liquid.

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When converting metric to United States customary units, 1 milliliter converts to 13/64 of a teaspoon, which is slightly less than 1/4 teaspoon. An exact conversion of 1/4 teaspoon to milliliters is 1.23 milliliters.

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When it comes to cooking measurements, a pinch is generally equal to about 1/8 of a teaspoon. Measurement amounts that are not specific, such as pinch, bunch, sprig, dash and generally leave the judgment of how much to add to the dish to the cook. For example, some people do not like much seasoning in their dishes while other like to add more.