How many grams equal a teaspoon?

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The number of grams present in a teaspoon depends on what is being measured. Different substances provide different results.

A gram is a metric measurement of weight. A teaspoon is a measurement of volume. Therefore, the number of grams that comprise a teaspoon varies depending on the substance being measured. For instance, 1 teaspoon of water weighs 5 grams. One teaspoon of sugar weighs slightly less at 4 grams.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, there are 33 grams of sugar in a typical 12-ounce can of cola. This equals 8 1/4 teaspoons of sugar. A 12-ounce can of Coca-Cola contains 39 grams of sugar or 9 3/4 teaspoons.

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It depends on what substance you are referring to.
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One teaspoon is 4.745 grams.
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1. Try the Internet. Use a gram calculator from a website like Gourmet Sleuth (see Resources) to get an approximate conversion. 2. Divide by four. Divide the number of grams per serving
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You are trying to convert a mass to a volume; there is no "real" formula for this. A cooking estimation is one teaspoon of granulated white sugar is equal to about 4.2 grams
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