# Measurements

## How many teaspoons in a tablespoon?

Learn how many teaspoons in a tablespoon below. If you’re following a recipe which asks an amount of an ingredient in tablespoons and you’ve lost your tablespoon measure, or simply don’t have one, there’s no need to worry. It’s a very simple calculation to convert from teaspoons to tablespoons. This is true for both the … Read more

## How many ounces in a gallon?

When we ask the question “How many ounces in a gallon?” we are, of course, referring to fluid ounces. That is, the ounce that is used as a measure of the volume of a liquid as opposed to that which is used as a measure of the mass of something. But just how many fluid … Read more

## How many pints are in a liter?

The liter is a metric unit of capacity, defined as being equal to 1,000 cubic centimetres.The pint, by contrast, is an old measurement of capacity (or volume) from the British imperial measurement system. It’s also used in the U.S. customary measurement system, where there are in fact two measurements known as a pint. But given these variations on the pint, just how many pints are in a liter?

## How many shots in a liter?

In order to answer the question of “How many shots in a liter?” we first need to define the size of a shot. This can vary according to the country you’re in, and sometimes even the restaurant or bar. But let’s take a look at the answer for a few different shot sizes… How many … Read more

## How many hours in a year?

The number of hours in a year will depend on whether or not the year in question is a leap year. Obviously, a leap year has an extra day in it and so will have 24 more hours in it than a standard year. So let’s look at how we calculate how many hours in … Read more

## How many blocks is a mile?

1 mile is 1,760 yards, which means that 1 mile is the equivalent of 5,280 feet. So, knowing this, to answer the question “How many blocks is a mile?” we just need to know the size of a block in feet. But that’s where things start to get a little bit more tricky. Let’s take … Read more

## How big is a cord of wood?

People have used a cord of wood as a measurement since way back in the early 1600’s. It gets its name from the cord that was used to tie the wood bundles together back in the old days. But just how big is a cord of wood? How big is a cord of wood? A cord … Read more