## 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 4 cups into pints we have to multiply 4 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

4 cup → V(pt)

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

V(pt) = 4 cup × 0.5 pt

V(pt) = 2 pt

The final result is:

4 cup → 2 pt

We conclude that 4 cups is equivalent to 2 pints:

4 cups = 2 pints

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 pint is equal to 0.5 × 4 cups.

Another way is saying that 4 cups is equal to 1 ÷ 0.5 pints.

## Approximate result

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

4 cup ≅ 2 pt

An alternative is also that one pint is approximately zero point five times four 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)
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
14 cups 7 pints