Tsp    means teaspoon

Tbsp  means tablespoon (3 times bigger)

C       means cup as in 1 cup (if you don’t have a real measuring cup use a tea or coffee cup, that’s it!)

4 tbsp = ¼ c

8 tbsp = ½ c

For solid stuff

Oz  means ounce

 lb means pound

16 oz = 1 lb

  8 oz = ½ lb

For liquids and goops

Pt means pint

Qt means quart (look at that word and what do you see? Hint: 4)

Gal means gallon

1 pt = 2 c

2 pt = 1 qt

4 qt = 1 gal (so a quart is a quarter of a gallon)

4 c = 1 qt

so how many c in 1 gal?

 

1 stick of butter is 4 oz and also ½ c

so 2 sticks of butter make 1 c or ½ lb