## 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 ## 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