## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from pints to quarts is 0.5, which means that 1 pint is equal to 0.5 quarts:

1 pt = 0.5 qt

To convert 8.5 pints into quarts we have to multiply 8.5 by the conversion factor in order to get the volume amount from pints to quarts. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 pt → 0.5 qt

8.5 pt → V(qt)

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

V(qt) = 8.5 pt × 0.5 qt

V(qt) = 4.25 qt

The final result is:

8.5 pt → 4.25 qt

We conclude that 8.5 pints is equivalent to 4.25 quarts:

8.5 pints = 4.25 quarts

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 quart is equal to 0.23529411764706 × 8.5 pints.

Another way is saying that 8.5 pints is equal to 1 ÷ 0.23529411764706 quarts.

## Approximate result

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

8.5 pt ≅ 4.25 qt

An alternative is also that one quart is approximately zero point two three five times eight point five pints.

## Conversion table

### pints to quarts chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from pints to quarts

pints (pt) quarts (qt)
9.5 pints 4.75 quarts
10.5 pints 5.25 quarts
11.5 pints 5.75 quarts
12.5 pints 6.25 quarts
13.5 pints 6.75 quarts
14.5 pints 7.25 quarts
15.5 pints 7.75 quarts
16.5 pints 8.25 quarts
17.5 pints 8.75 quarts
18.5 pints 9.25 quarts