## 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 17 cups into pints we have to multiply 17 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

17 cup → V(pt)

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

V(pt) = 17 cup × 0.5 pt

V(pt) = 8.5 pt

The final result is:

17 cup → 8.5 pt

We conclude that 17 cups is equivalent to 8.5 pints:

17 cups = 8.5 pints

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pint is equal to 0.11764705882353 × 17 cups.

Another way is saying that 17 cups is equal to 1 ÷ 0.11764705882353 pints.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that seventeen cups is approximately eight point five pints:

17 cup ≅ 8.5 pt

An alternative is also that one pint is approximately zero point one one eight times seventeen 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)
18 cups 9 pints
19 cups 9.5 pints
20 cups 10 pints
21 cups 10.5 pints
22 cups 11 pints
23 cups 11.5 pints
24 cups 12 pints
25 cups 12.5 pints
26 cups 13 pints
27 cups 13.5 pints