## 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 5 cups into quarts we have to multiply 5 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

5 cup → V(qt)

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

V(qt) = 5 cup × 0.25 qt

V(qt) = 1.25 qt

The final result is:

5 cup → 1.25 qt

We conclude that 5 cups is equivalent to 1.25 quarts:

5 cups = 1.25 quarts

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 quart is equal to 0.8 × 5 cups.

Another way is saying that 5 cups is equal to 1 ÷ 0.8 quarts.

## Approximate result

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

5 cup ≅ 1.25 qt

An alternative is also that one quart is approximately zero point eight times five 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)
6 cups 1.5 quarts
7 cups 1.75 quarts
8 cups 2 quarts
9 cups 2.25 quarts
10 cups 2.5 quarts
11 cups 2.75 quarts
12 cups 3 quarts
13 cups 3.25 quarts
14 cups 3.5 quarts
15 cups 3.75 quarts