## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from cups to pints is 0.5, which means that 1 cup is equal to 0.5 pints:

1 cup = 0.5 pt

To convert 12 cups into pints we have to multiply 12 by the conversion factor in order to get the volume amount from cups to pints. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cup → 0.5 pt

12 cup → V(pt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the volume V in pints:

V(pt) = 12 cup × 0.5 pt

V(pt) = 6 pt

The final result is:

12 cup → 6 pt

We conclude that 12 cups is equivalent to 6 pints:

12 cups = 6 pints

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pint is equal to 0.16666666666667 × 12 cups.

Another way is saying that 12 cups is equal to 1 ÷ 0.16666666666667 pints.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that twelve cups is approximately six pints:

12 cup ≅ 6 pt

An alternative is also that one pint is approximately zero point one six seven times twelve cups.

## Conversion table

### cups to pints chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from cups to pints

cups (cup) pints (pt)
13 cups 6.5 pints
14 cups 7 pints
15 cups 7.5 pints
16 cups 8 pints
17 cups 8.5 pints
18 cups 9 pints
19 cups 9.5 pints
20 cups 10 pints
21 cups 10.5 pints
22 cups 11 pints