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# How much does 1 stick of butter equal?

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A stick of butter converts to 1/4 pound. It is also equal to 1/2 cup or 4 ounces. To measure butter for recipes, the wrapping on the stick often shows tablespoon marks. There are 8 tablespoons and 20 teaspoons in a stick of butter.

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By metric weight, a stick is equal to 113.4 grams or 0.113 kilogram. Stick butter is manufactured in 1-pound blocks, then cut into four lengthwise pieces that are individually wrapped in wax paper. It is most often sold in a box of four sticks, although some stores sell it by the stick. Butter sold in sticks is common in the United States, but is not found in most other countries.

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A quarter-pound of butter is equal to a half-cup in U.S. measurements. In the British Imperial system of measurements, this is 0.42 cup or 118.29 milliliters. In the U.S., a quarter-pound of butter is packaged and sold as a stick.

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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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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.