Tablespoon to Teaspoon

Tablespoons to Teaspoons Conversion

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Enter a tablespoon [US, UK or metric] value to convert into teaspoons and click on the "convert" button.

Tablespoon to Teaspoon (How many teaspoons in a tablespoon?)

A teaspoon is a volume unit that is mostly used in cooking recipes and pharmaceutical prescriptions. It is abbreviated as "tsp." or "ts." A tablespoon is a volume unit often used in the cooking recipes, abbreviated as "tbsp.", "tbs.", or "tblsp."

Conversions

1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoon [US, UK or Metric]

1 tablespoon = 4 teaspoon [Australia]

If you want to determine the number of teaspoons available in tablespoons, you will multiply the value by the conversion factor. One tablespoon [US] is equivalent to 0.5 fluid ounces and 15 milliliters while it is about 20 milliliters in Australian Standard.

It is also important to note that there are different tablespoons and teaspoons. Although the conversion results for US, Imperial and Metric conversions is the same, their volume capacities might vary for each of these measurement systems.

If these units are to be converted for cooking recipes in different countries, it is essential to be aware of the teaspoons and tablespoons that are being converted. This helps to avoid the surprises or misappropriations and to allow for precise measurement.

Tablespoons to Teaspoons

How many teaspoons are in a tablespoon?

The conversion of the tablespoon to teaspoon involves two volume units that are mostly used in cooking recipes. The primary difference between these two units of measurement is their volume and capacity.

One tablespoon is equivalent to 3 teaspoons [US, UK or Metric]. When performing the conversions from Tablespoon to the teaspoon, the value is multiplied by the conversion factor to get the results.

Example

Convert 2 tablespoons to teaspoons.

Solution

If 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons

2 tablespoons =?

= 2 x 3

= 6 teaspoons [US, UK, metric]

Both of the three standards share the same conversion factor which gives a similar result. However, it differs slightly with the Australian standard since one tablespoon equals 4 teaspoons [Australia].

Example

Convert 2 tablespoons to teaspoons

Solution

If 1 tablespoon = 4 teaspoon [Australia]

2 tablespoons =?

= 2 x 4

= 8 teaspoons [Australia]

It is not a straightforward task going from tablespoons to teaspoons if you are scaling a recipe up or down. However, understanding that one tablespoon is equivalent to three teaspoons allows you to scale up everything.

The Tablespoon to Teaspoon conversion calculator comes in handy when you want to determine conversions of larger values. It takes a lot of time and paperwork when handling lengthy values in decimals or fractions. The conversion table is also useful as it displays the conversion results in the table.