Unit Conversion

What is Quart – Definition & Conversion


A quart is a way to measure the liquid. But, it is different from a cup or a gallon for measurement. Thus, in this topic, we will learn its meaning and definition.

Further, various methods of conversion from quarts to other units will be explained here. Moreover, it is very much related to the volumetric measurement of liquids. Moreover, The traditional unit of volume of liquid is a gallon.

What is a Quart?

Generally, the grocery store offers a smaller container of milk called a quart. It is a way to measure volume i.e. how much liquid a container can hold.

Further, it is equivalent to a quarter of a gallon. What is a quarter of a gallon? Actually we can solve this problem by thinking about money.

Think of a gallon as the same as a dollar, and then think of a quart as the same as a quarter. Thus, one must have four quarters to equal a dollar. Thus, we can easily say that four quarts equal a gallon.

Moreover, the size of the jar is commonly known as a quart. Its size may have a capacity. In other words, it is a unit which is used to measure volume. Therefore, we can use one of the conversion calculators to convert to another unit of measure.

The US liquid quart is a unit of fluid volume equal to one-fourth of a gallon or two pints or four cups. Further, the liquid one is different than the dry one (US) or the imperial one. Therefore, these are two different units.

Similarly, it is a USA unit of volume. Quarts can be abbreviated as qt. Thus, One US qt. equals 57.75 cubic inches or 32 fluid ounces, or about 0.95 liters.

Unlike most of the world, which relies on the metric system, the USA is using a non-uniform system for measuring and dispensing most liquids. Consequently, from imperial units of the British Empire towards U.S. customary system measures liquid from gasoline to groceries. Thus, it is based on a number of fluid ounces.


Quart Conversions

Thus, you see that Various units of volume measurement for the liquid are there. Finally, we can choose a unit of volume to convert into other.

  1. US Liquid:

(i) Convert quarts to gallons

1 qt. is equal to 0.25 gallons

(ii) Convert quarts to pints

1 qt. is equal to 2 pints

(iii) Convert quarts to fluid ounces

1 qt. is equal to 32 fluid ounces

  1. US Cooking:

(i) Convert quarts to cups

1 quart is equal to 4 cups

(ii) Convert quarts to tablespoons

1 quart is equal to 64 tablespoons

(iii) Convert quarts to teaspoons

1 quart is equal to 192 teaspoons

  1. US Customary Volume:

(i) Convert quarts to cubic inches

1 quart is equal to 57.75 cubic inches

(ii) Convert quarts to cubic feet

1 quart is equal to 0.03342 cubic feet

(iii) Convert quarts to cubic yards

1 quart is equal to 0.001238 cubic yards

  1. Metric Volume:

(i) Convert quarts to liters

1 qt. is equal to 0.946353 liters

(ii) Convert quarts to milliliters

1 qt. is equal to 946.352946 milliliters

(iii) Convert quarts to cubic centimeters

1 qt. is equal to 946.352946 cubic centimeters

(iv) Convert quarts to cubic meters

Thus, 1 qt. is equal to 0.000946 cubic meters

Solved Questions for You

Q.1: How many mL are in 0.037 quarts?

Ans: First convert quarts into liter. Further, convert liter into ml.

\(\frac{0.037qt×1L}{1.057qt}\) × \(\frac{1000mL}{1L}\)

= 35 mL

Q.2 : Convert Al’s density to pounds/quart.

Ans: Here convert one unit at a time. First, convert grams to pounds, then convert cm3 to quarts. Thus,

2.70 g/cm3 × (1kg / 1000g) × (2.20lb/ 1kg) ×( 1cm3/ 1mL) ×( 1000mL/ 1L) ×( 1L/ 1.06qt)

= 5.60 lb/qt

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