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# What is 2/3 cup in ounces?

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There are 5 1/3 ounces in 2/3 of a cup. One cup is the equivalent of 8 ounces, and 2/3 of 8 is 5 1/3.

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Because 1 tablespoon equals 1/2 ounce, 5 1/3 tablespoons equal 1/3 of a cup. This also means that 10 2/3 tablespoons equal 2/3 of a cup. Since there are 3 teaspoons in 1 tablespoon, 2/3 of a cup contains 32 teaspoons and because 2 cups equal 1 pint, 2/3 of a cup is the equivalent of 1/3 of a pint. The measurement of 2/3 cup is also equal to 1/6 of a quart and 1/24 of a gallon.

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The equivalent of 1/4 cup in ounces is 2 ounces. There are 8 ounces in a cup. Four tablespoons equals a 1/4 cup, as does 12 teaspoons. One stick of butter or margarine (1/4 pound) is 1/2 cup, so one-half of a stick of butter is 1/4 cup.

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One cup of all-purpose flour has a weight of 4 1/4 ounces and a mass of about 120 grams. One cup of white sugar is a bit more dense at 7 ounces and 198 grams.

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One cup of powdered sugar is 4.41 ounces, so there are 3.63 cups in a pound of powdered sugar. The calculation is 16 ounces divided by 4.41 ounces per cup. Sifted powdered sugar is 3.61 ounces per cup, so there are 4.4 cups in one pound of powdered sugar if it is sifted. Contrarily, granulated sugar is 7.1 ounces per cup, and packed brown sugar is 7.75 ounces per cup.