## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from cups to gallons is 0.0625, which means that 1 cup is equal to 0.0625 gallons:

1 cup = 0.0625 gal

To convert 16 cups into gallons we have to multiply 16 by the conversion factor in order to get the volume amount from cups to gallons. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cup → 0.0625 gal

16 cup → V(gal)

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

V(gal) = 16 cup × 0.0625 gal

V(gal) = 1 gal

The final result is:

16 cup → 1 gal

We conclude that 16 cups is equivalent to 1 gallons:

16 cups = 1 gallons

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 gallon is equal to 1 × 16 cups.

Another way is saying that 16 cups is equal to 1 ÷ 1 gallons.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that sixteen cups is approximately one gallons:

16 cup ≅ 1 gal

An alternative is also that one gallon is approximately one times sixteen cups.

## Conversion table

### cups to gallons chart

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

cups (cup) gallons (gal)
17 cups 1.063 gallons
18 cups 1.125 gallons
19 cups 1.188 gallons
20 cups 1.25 gallons
21 cups 1.313 gallons
22 cups 1.375 gallons
23 cups 1.438 gallons
24 cups 1.5 gallons
25 cups 1.563 gallons
26 cups 1.625 gallons