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How many teaspoons are in 15 milliliters?

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Fifteen milliliters is equivalent to 3 teaspoons, while 4 teaspoons equals 19.716 milliliters. The metric system includes three basic units of measurement: gram (weight), meter (length) and liter (volume). The United States is the only industrialized country that does not recognize the metric system as a universal measurement system.

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Metric units used for cooking and baking include the milliliter, liter, gram, kilogram, centimeter and millimeter. Most glass or plastic liquid measuring cups provide metric conversions on the sides, according to The Metric Kitchen. Small kitchen scales provide accurate metric weight conversions, for example, ounces to grams. Measure all dry and liquid ingredients using measuring cups, spoons and scales to ensure proper taste and appearance of food.

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An eighth of a teaspoon is usually regarded in culinary measurements as .5 milliliters and is called a pinch. The United States customary unit for a teaspoon is equivalent to a third of a tablespoon, 4.928921599375 milliliters, 1/6 of a U.S. fluid ounce or 1/48 of a U.S. cup.

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One teaspoon is about equal to 5 milliliters. Technically a teaspoon is equal to about 4.93 milliliters, so 5 milliliters equals 1.01 teaspoons. However, for the nutritional labeling on food packaging in the United States, it is defined as exactly 5 milliliters.

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A teaspoon holds 0.1667 fluid ounces or 4.929 milliliters. Other equivalents are 1.333 fluid drams, 80 minims and 4.929 cubic centimeters. It is also one-third of a tablespoon. This is the standardized measure of a teaspoon as used by cooks.