How many pints are in a quart?


Quick Answer

One quart contains 2 pints. Ounces, cups, pints, quarts and gallons are all units of volume used in the United States. These U.S. customary units are based on the imperial system of measurement.

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Full Answer

One cup contains 8 ounces, and 1 pint contains 2 cups or 16 ounces. One quart is the equivalent of 32 ounces and contains 4 cups. One gallon equals 16 cups, 8 pints, 4 quarts or 128 ounces. Other equivalents of 1 quart are 16 tablespoons and 48 teaspoons. Although these are the units of measurement found in most recipes in the United States, recipes from most of the industrialized nations of the world use metric units, such as liters and milliliters.

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