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How to convert grams to teaspoons (g to tsp)
Converting from grams to teaspoons is more complicated than you'd think. The weight of a cup of lead is very different from the weight of a cup of feathers because those materials have different densities. This means that density needs to be included when converting a value of Volume to Weight (or vice versa).
The formula for converting grams to teaspoons is: tsp = g ÷ (4.9289 × material density). To calculate the gram value in teaspoons first substitute the gram value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. We'll assume we're measuring all-purpose flour which has a density of 0.529. If we wanted to calculate 1 gram in teaspoons we follow these steps:
tsp = g ÷ (4.9289 × material density)
tsp = 1 ÷ (4.9289 × 0.529)
tsp = 0.3835255672141788
In other words, 1 gram is equal to 0.3835255672141788 teaspoons.
Let's take a look at an example. We'll use all-purpose flour which has a density of 0.529. The step-by-step process to convert 2 grams to teaspoons is:
- Understand the conversion formula: tsp = g ÷ (4.9289 × material density)
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 2 for g so the formula becomes: tsp = 2 ÷ (4.9289 × material density)
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 2 ÷ (4.9289 × 0.529) = 0.405770050112601188906246829921 tsp
In summary, 2 grams is equal to 0.405770050112601188906246829921 teaspoons.
Converting teaspoons to grams
In order to convert the other way around i.e. teaspoons to grams, you would use the following formula: g = tsp × material density × 4.9289. To convert teaspoons to grams first substitute the teaspoon value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. We'll assume we're measuring all-purpose flour which has a density of 0.529. If we wanted to calculate 1 teaspoon in grams we follow these steps:
g = tsp × material density × 4.9289
g = 1 × 0.529 × 4.9289
g = 2.6073881
Or in other words, 1 teaspoon is equal to 2.6073881 grams.
Conversion Unit Definitions
What is a Gram?
Metric System: The gram is part of the metric system, which is a decimal-based system of measurement used internationally. The metric system provides a coherent and standardized approach to measuring various quantities, including mass.
Mass Measurement: The gram is used to measure the mass or weight of an object. It is a unit of mass that is equivalent to one-thousandth of a kilogram (1 gram = 0.001 kilograms). Conversely, one kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams.
Conversion: The gram can be easily converted to other metric units. For example, one gram is equal to 1,000 milligrams or 0.001 kilograms. Similarly, one kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams or one million milligrams.
Symbol: The symbol for grams is "g". For example, a mass measurement of 250 grams would be written as 250 g.
Common Uses: The gram is commonly used in various contexts for measuring the mass of objects. It is widely used in scientific experiments, pharmaceuticals, cooking recipes, food labeling, and everyday weight measurements. It is a practical unit for measuring small to moderate masses.
Subdivisions: The gram is a relatively small unit of mass, and it can be further divided into smaller units for more precise measurements. For example, one gram is equal to 1,000 milligrams or one million micrograms.
International Usage: The gram is universally accepted and used internationally as a standard unit of mass measurement. It is embraced in most countries that have adopted the metric system. Its usage promotes consistency and facilitates communication, collaboration, and compatibility across various fields and regions.
What is a Teaspoon?
Grams To Teaspoons Conversion Table
Below is a lookup table showing common grams to teaspoons conversion values. We're assuming the use of all-purpose flour with a density of 0.529 gr/cm³.
|Gram (g)||Teaspoon (tsp)|
|1 g||0.383525567214178817491726682345 tsp|
|2 g||0.767051134428357634983453364691 tsp|
|3 g||1.15057670164253645247518004704 tsp|
|4 g||1.53410226885671526996690672938 tsp|
|5 g||1.91762783607089408745863341173 tsp|
|6 g||2.30115340328507290495036009407 tsp|
|7 g||2.68467897049925172244208677642 tsp|
|8 g||3.06820453771343053993381345876 tsp|
|9 g||3.45173010492760935742554014111 tsp|
|10 g||3.83525567214178817491726682345 tsp|
|11 g||4.2187812393559669924089935058 tsp|
|12 g||4.60230680657014580990072018815 tsp|
|13 g||4.98583237378432462739244687049 tsp|
Other Common Gram Conversions
Below is a table of common conversions from grams to other weight units.
|1 gram in ounces||0.0352739658378695653400833594361 oz|
|1 gram in cups||0.00799008097869636 cup|
|1 gram in tablespoons||0.12784099117063638 tbsp|
|1 gram in pounds||0.00220462 lb|
|1 gram in stone||0.000157473 st|
|1 gram in kilograms||0.001 kg|