# Pints to Ounce - Ounce to Pints Converter

## Convert Pints to Ounce (pt to oz) or Ounces to Pints (fl oz to pint)

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## Pint to Oz and fl Oz to Pint Conversion

### How many Pints to Ounce (1 pt to oz)

The formula to convert pints to ounces is:

ounces = pints * 16

For example, to convert 2 pints to ounces, you would multiply 2 by 16:

ounces = pints * 16 = 2 pints * 16 = 32 ounces

### How many Fluid Ounces to Pints (ounces per pint)

The formula to convert ounces to pints is:

pints = ounces / 16

To convert 32 ounces to pints, you would divide 32 by 16:

pints = ounces / 16 = 32 ounces / 16 = 2 pints

## Pints vs Ounces: When to Use Each and How to Convert Between Them

• A pint is a unit of volume in the US customary and imperial systems, equal to 16 fluid ounces.
• A fluid ounce is a unit of volume in the US customary and imperial systems, equal to 1/16 of a pint.
• To convert pints to ounces, multiply the number of pints by 16.
• To convert ounces to pints, divide the number of ounces by 16.
• The word "pint" comes from the Old French word "pinte", which means "one-eighth of a gallon".
• The pint is one of the oldest units of measurement in the world. It was first used in ancient Mesopotamia over 6,000 years ago.
• The pint is used to measure a variety of liquids, including milk, juice, beer, and wine. It is also used to measure dry ingredients, such as flour and sugar.
• The fluid ounce is used to measure small volumes of liquids, such as cooking oil, coffee, and tea. It is also used to measure ingredients for cocktails and other drinks.
• The most common pint-sized container is the beer bottle.
• The most common fluid ounce-sized container is the shot glass.
Converting between pints and fluid ounces is a useful conversion in many different contexts, including:
• Cooking and baking: Recipes often call for ingredients to be measured in pints or fluid ounces. For example, a recipe for cookies may call for 1 pint of butter or 1 cup of milk (which is equal to 8 fluid ounces).
• Measuring drinks: Drinks are often served in pint- or fluid ounce-sized glasses. For example, a pint of beer or a 12-ounce can of soda are both common serving sizes.
• Mixing cocktails: Cocktails are often made with ingredients that are measured in pints or fluid ounces. For example, a martini recipe may call for 2 ounces of gin and 1 ounce of vermouth.
• Home improvement: Home improvement projects often require the measurement of liquids, such as paint or stain. These liquids are often measured in pints or fluid ounces.
• Science experiments: Science experiments often require the measurement of liquids, such as water or chemicals. These liquids are often measured in pints or fluid ounces.
In general, converting between pints and fluid ounces is useful whenever you need to measure a liquid volume.
Here are some general guidelines for when to use pints vs fluid ounces:
Use pints:
• When measuring large volumes of liquids, such as milk, juice, water, beer, and wine.
• When following recipes from other countries, as pints are the standard unit of volume for liquids in the imperial system.
• When mixing paint or other liquids for home improvement projects.
• When performing science or engineering experiments.
Examples:
• A recipe for cookies may call for 2 pints of all-purpose flour.
• A home improvement project may require 4 pints of paint.
• A science experiment may require 1 pint of water.
Use fluid ounces:
• When measuring small to medium volumes of liquids, such as cooking oil, coffee, and tea.
• When following recipes from the United States or other countries that use the US customary system.
• When measuring ingredients for cocktails or other drinks.
• When serving food and drinks.
Examples:
• A recipe for chocolate chip cookies may call for 1 cup of butter (which is equal to 8 fluid ounces).
• A bartender may use a jigger to measure 1 fluid ounce of vodka for a cocktail.
• You may serve a 12-fluid ounce can of soda to a guest.
PropertyPint (pt)Fluid ounce (fl oz)
SystemUS customary and imperialUS customary and imperial
Definition1/8 of a gallon1/16 of a pint
SymbolPtfl oz
Common usesMeasuring large volumes of liquidsMeasuring small to medium volumes of liquids
Approximate conversion1 pt = 16 fl oz1 fl oz = 0.0625 pt

## Pints to Ounce Conversion Table (pint to oz)

Pints (Pt) Fluid Ounce (oz)
0.25 pint (1/4 pint) 4 oz
0.5 pint (1/2 pint, Half pint) 8 oz
0.75 pint ( 3/4 pint ) 12 oz
1 pint 16 oz
2 pints 32 oz
2.25 pint (2 1/4 pint) 36 oz
2.5 pints ( 2 1/2 pints) 40 oz
3 pints 48 oz
3.5 pints 56 oz
4 pints 64 oz
4.5 pints 72 oz
5 pints 80 oz
5.5 pints 88 oz
6 pints 96 oz
6.5 pints 104 oz
7 pints 112 oz
7.5 pints 120 oz
8 pints 128 oz
9 pints 144 oz
10 pints 160 oz
12 pints 192 oz
20 pints 320 oz
25 pints 400 oz
50 pints 800 oz
75 pints 1200 oz
100 pints 1600 oz

## Fluid Ounces to Pints Conversion Table (fl oz to pint)

Fluid Ounce (oz) Pints (Pt)
1 oz 0.0625 pint
2 oz 0.125 pint
3 oz 0.1875 pint
4 oz 0.25 pint
5 oz 0.3125 pint
6 oz 0.375 pint
7 oz 0.4375 pint
8 oz 0.5 pint
9 oz 0.5625 pint
10 oz 0.625 pint
11 oz 0.6875 pint
12 oz 0.75 pint
15 oz 0.9375 pint
16 oz 1 pint
20 oz 1.25 pints
24 oz 1.5 pints
32 oz 2 pints
48 oz 3 pints
56 oz 3.5 pints
64 oz 4 pints
80 oz 5 pints
96 oz 6 pints
100 oz 6.25 pint
128 oz 8 pints
256 oz 16 pints
1024 oz 64 pints