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How Many Teaspoons in a Tablespoon? Measurement Conversion Chart

How Many Teaspoons in a Tablespoon?

1 U.S. tablespoon = 3 U.S. teaspoons

How many teaspoons in a ½ tablespoon?

½ U.S. tablespoon = 1½ U.S. teaspoons

How many ¼ teaspoons in a tablespoon?

1 U.S. tablespoon = 12 U.S. ¼ teaspoons

Imperial vs. Metric Measurements

Metric units are easier to convert because metric unit conversions require only multiplying or dividing by powers of 10.

There are 10 millimeters in a centimeter, 100 centimeters in a meter, and 1,000 meters in a kilometer. To convert between these units, you only need to move the decimal place.

1 Imperial teaspoon versus 1 U.S. teaspoon

1 Imperial teaspoon = 1.20095 U.S. teaspoon.

How Many ml in a Teaspoon?

Multiply the number of teaspoons by 4.929. 1 U.S. Teaspoon = 4.929 mL.

How many teaspoons is 10 ml?

49.29 teaspoons is 10 ml.

how many teaspoons is 20 ml?

98.58 teaspoons is 10 ml.

How Many Grams in a Teaspoon?

4.2 grams are in a teaspoon. Note, nutrition facts often round down to 4. Multiply the number of teaspoons by 4.2 to find the number of grams.

How many teaspoons is 1 gram of sugar?

1 gram of sugar is about 1/4 teaspoons.

What is a Teaspoon?

1.25 milliliters is about 1/4 teaspoon

2.5 milliliters is about 1/2 teaspoon

5 milliliters is about 1 teaspoon


What is a Tablespoon?

15 milliliters is about 1 tablespoon because 3 teaspoons is 1 tablespoon.

What is a Teaspoon?

Two uses:

  1. As cutlery; usually for adding sugar to coffee or tea.
  2. As measurement in cooking or medicine.

Key takeaways

  • Teaspoon is smaller than a tablespoon.
  • Tablespoons are for food preparation.
  • Teaspoons are often set at the table for use with adding sugar to coffee or to tea.
  • Tablespoons are different in Australia - 4 teaspoons rather than 3.