Unit Converter

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 3 cups into pints we have to multiply 3 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

3 cup → V(pt)

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

V(pt) = 3 cup × 0.5 pt

V(pt) = 1.5 pt

The final result is:

3 cup → 1.5 pt

We conclude that 3 cups is equivalent to 1.5 pints:

3 cups = 1.5 pints

3 cups is equal to 1.5 pints

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pint is equal to 0.66666666666667 × 3 cups.

Another way is saying that 3 cups is equal to 1 ÷ 0.66666666666667 pints.

Approximate result

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

3 cup ≅ 1.5 pt

An alternative is also that one pint is approximately zero point six six seven times three 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)
4 cups 2 pints
5 cups 2.5 pints
6 cups 3 pints
7 cups 3.5 pints
8 cups 4 pints
9 cups 4.5 pints
10 cups 5 pints
11 cups 5.5 pints
12 cups 6 pints
13 cups 6.5 pints