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# What does two liters equal?

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According to the Exploratorium's measurement guide, 2 liters is approximately equal to 1/2 gallon or 8 cups. Metric liters are converted to U.S. customary gallons by multiplying the number of liters by 0.264. The precise equivalence is 0.528 gallons.

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When converting recipes from metric measurements to U.S. customary measurements, 1 liter converts to 4 cups for both dry and liquid ingredients. Cooks double this amount to convert 2 liters. Liter is the standard measurement for volume in the metric system. One-thousandth of a liter is equal to a milliliter. Milliliters are used to measure small quantities. One-thousand liters is equal to a kiloliter. Kiloliters are used to measure large quantities.

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One kiloliter is equal to 1,000 liters, so to convert kiloliters to liters, simply multiply the number of kiloliters by 1,000. If, for example, there are 5 kiloliters of water in a tank, the tank contains an equivalent of 5,000 liters of water. A liter is slightly more than a quart, with the exact equivalent being 1.1365225.

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Five liters is equal to 5,000 milliliters and is the approximate equivalent to 5.28 U.S. liquid quarts. It is also approximately equivalent to 21.13 cups, 169.07 fluid ounces, 10.57 pints and 1.32 gallons.

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A total volume of 50 centiliters is equivalent to 0.5 liter, because 1 liter is equal to 100 centiliters. To convert centiliters back to liters, divide the amount in centiliters by 100. The volume of 50 centiliters divided by 100 is equal to 0.5, which is 0.5 liters.

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Litres are a measurement of volume, while tons are a unit of weight, so the answer varies depending on the density of the substance being measured. The denser the substance, the less of it is needed to reach a ton.