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Cups to Gallons Converter

Created by Łucja Zaborowska, MD, PhD candidate
Reviewed by Komal Rafay
Last updated: Jan 18, 2024

Our cups to gallons converter offers you the simplest answers for a few crucial volume calculations:

  • How many cups are in a half-gallon?
  • How to convert 1 gallon to cups? 🤔
  • How to transform 10 cups to gallons?

Read on to master the cups to gallons conversion and find out everything you need to know about these basic volume units of the imperial system.

How to convert cups to gallons?

Converting cups to gallons requires just one simple step!
Use the equation below:

Gallons = Cups × 0.0625

As you can see, it's pretty straightforward and doesn't need much work. Let's try it out with an example:

  1. We'd like to convert 20 cups to gallons.

  2. Let's use the equation written above:

    Gallons = 20 × 0.0625

    Gallons = 1.25

  3. As we can see, 20 cups equal 1.25 gallons. 🎉

How to convert gallons to cups?

This calculation just couldn't be easier!

  1. Let's start by finding out how many cups are in a gallon:

    1 gallon = 16 cups

  2. Based on that, if we want to convert gallons to cups, we need to use the following formula:

    Cups = Gallons × 16


How to convert 12 cups to gallons?

Let's do it together - we'll need just one simple formula:

Gallons = Cups × 0.0625

Gallons = 12 × 0.0625

Gallons = 0.75

Here's the answer: 12 cups take precisely the same volume as 0.75 gallons.

How can I translate 16 cups to gallons?

You've chosen the easiest task out there!

  1. Let's use the formula that converts cups to gallons:

    Gallons = Cups × 0.0625

  2. Enter the number of cups you desire (16).

    Gallons = 16 × 0.0625

    Gallons = 1

  3. 16 cups' volume equals that of 1 gallon.

How many cups are in a half gallon?

Half a gallon contains exactly 8 cups.

1 gallon = 16 cups

1 cup = 0.0625 gallons

Łucja Zaborowska, MD, PhD candidate
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