Baking 101 – What is half of 3/4 cup?

Baking 101 - What is half of 3/4 cup?

Cups are often used to measure a variety of ingredients including sugar and flour. If you need to know ‘What is half of ¾ cup?’ then take a look below.

What is half of ¾?

What is half of ¾?

The ¾ measurement is a common one and knowing half of it in baking terms is helpful.

In cups

In cups

You might be looking to halve a ¾ cup for sugar. Half of ¾ cups is ⅜, but that doesn’t always show up on a measuring cup. A ⅜ cup is also 3 ounces, which may be an easier way to think about it.

In Tablespoons

In Tablespoons

Tablespoons also yield a nice round number for measuring ⅜ cup. ⅜ of a cup is equal to 6 tablespoons.

In teaspoons

In teaspoons

If you need to measure out ⅜ cup but only have teaspoons, you can still measure it. ⅜ of a cup is equal to 18 teaspoons.

What is ¾?

¾ is also 75%. It’s more than half but less than whole and is a frequent measurement.

What is ¾?

In cups

Most measuring cups mark the quarter measurements, including ¾. If you only have a quarter-cup measurer, use three of them to get ¾.

In Tablespoons

In Tablespoons

There are 12 tablespoons in a ¾ cup.

In teaspoons

In teaspoons

If you are using a teaspoon to measure you will need 36 teaspoons to equal ¾ cup.

What is double ¾?

What is double ¾?

If you need to know what is ¾ doubled, you are adding ¾ + ¾. This will give you 6/4. Since the numerator is larger than the denominator, this means you can take 1, or 4/4, out of the fraction to make a mixed number. You’re then left with 1 and ½ after simplification.

In Cups

Using one full cup and then a half cup will get you the equivalent of ¾ + ¾ cups.

In Teaspoons

There are 72 teaspoons in 1 and ½ cups.

In Tablespoons

There are 24 tablespoons in 1 and ½ cups.

Knowing these things off-hand can simplify your cooking and overall measuring in whatever projects you undertake.

FAQs

If you still have some fraction and measurement questions, we have answers!

How many teaspoons are in three-quarters of a cup?

Quite a lot! There are 36 teaspoons in three-quarters of a cup.

Is half of ¾ the same as on a tape measure?

Yes! Half of ¾ is ⅜. The same goes for when using a tape measure.

What is half of ¾ inch?

Most rulers mark the quarters, eighths, and sixteenths of an inch in between whole inches. Because rulers have eighths, you can find ⅜ of an inch on a ruler.