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# How many teaspoons are equal to 5 ml?

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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 is an imperial unit of volume, while a milliliter is a metric unit of volume. One teaspoon is defined as 1/3 tablespoon. There are 16 tablespoons in 1 cup, so there are 48 teaspoons in 1 cup. One cup is equal to 237 milliliters. Dividing the number of milliliters in 1 cup by the number of teaspoons in 1 cup reveals the number of milliliters in a teaspoon: 237 / 48 = 4.93.

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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.

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When measuring materials in the kitchen, ¾ of a teaspoon is equal to ¼ of a tablespoon or approximately 4 milliliters. This is measured by using a ½ teaspoon and a ¼ teaspoon.

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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.