## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from cups to quarts is 0.25, which means that 1 cup is equal to 0.25 quarts:

1 cup = 0.25 qt

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

1 cup → 0.25 qt

16 cup → V(qt)

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

V(qt) = 16 cup × 0.25 qt

V(qt) = 4 qt

The final result is:

16 cup → 4 qt

We conclude that 16 cups is equivalent to 4 quarts:

16 cups = 4 quarts

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 quart is equal to 0.25 × 16 cups.

Another way is saying that 16 cups is equal to 1 ÷ 0.25 quarts.

## Approximate result

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

16 cup ≅ 4 qt

An alternative is also that one quart is approximately zero point two five times sixteen cups.

## Conversion table

### cups to quarts chart

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

cups (cup) quarts (qt)
17 cups 4.25 quarts
18 cups 4.5 quarts
19 cups 4.75 quarts
20 cups 5 quarts
21 cups 5.25 quarts
22 cups 5.5 quarts
23 cups 5.75 quarts
24 cups 6 quarts
25 cups 6.25 quarts
26 cups 6.5 quarts