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# What are six tablespoons equal to in a cup measurement?

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In the United States system of measurement, 6 tablespoons are equivalent to 3/8 of a cup. According to this rule, there are 16 tablespoons in a full cup measure. The English measurement system is comprised of teaspoons, tablespoons, cups and pints.

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The United States is one of only three countries that use this form of measurement. Apart from Liberia and Myanmar, the rest of the world uses the European system of measurement or the metric system. Meters, grams and liters are units of measurement in the metric system. Compared to U.S. measurements, 1 metric tablespoon is the same as 15 milliliters (ml). A full U.S. cup is equivalent to 250 ml.

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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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Six tablespoons equal 3/8 cup. Since 1 tablespoon equals 1/16 cup, it follows that multiplying both 1/16 cup and 1 tablespoon by six, and then simplifying, yields the conversion of 3/8 cup equals 6 tablespoons.

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There are 48 ounces in 6 cups according to the U.S. system of measurement. In the British imperial system of measurement, there are 60 ounces in 6 cups. The imperial cup is not often used as a form of measurement, but it is equal to half an imperial pint.